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How do anger control problems affect other illnesses?

Anger may be a complication of an illness or disorder, such as Tourette syndrome, or a person may feel anger as a result of a diagnosis, such as cancer. In addition, anger may increase your risk for certain problems like headaches, cardiac problems, and digestive disorders. Heart problems, high blood pressure, and digestive disorders may increase or worsen with anger control problems.

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