What other problems are associated with anger control?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Individuals who have difficulty dealing with their angry feelings are at increased risk of certain physical problems such as heart attack and digestive disorders. In addition, they are more prone to addictions. They turn to alcohol, drugs, smoking, or eating. These are used as a way of coping with or avoiding their angry feelings.

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