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Are problems with anger control serious?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner
Yes, anger control problems can be serious. Adverse health effects can occur such as headaches, sleeping difficulties, heart problems, increased blood pressure, and digestive problems. In addition, uncontrolled anger can lead you to behave in ways that you will later regret. Causing harm or injury to another person, object, or property can occur. You could run into problems with law enforcement or seriously hurt someone.

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