23 Jan Steelers got you stressed? Try meditation, expert says

Regarding the Super Bowl and stress…

“The concerns of the stress of merely watching a game are real,” said Robert Kloner, cardiologist and researcher at Huntington Medical Research Institutes in Pasadena. Research he and his colleagues have done found that there was a connection between cardiac-related mortality rates in the hometowns of some Super Bowl teams that either won or lost. “In the hometowns of teams that lost — including Los Angeles in 1980 when the Steelers beat the Los Angeles Rams — “We found an increase in overall death and cardiac death” in the four days after the Super Bowl, he said. “But in towns that won — including Pittsburgh in 2009 when the Steelers beat the Arizona Cardinals — “circulatory-related deaths actually went down,” he said.

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