Antagonistic traits are tied to thicker arterial walls

08/16/2010 | HealthDay News

People who scored high for antagonistic traits are more likely than agreeable people to have thickening of the carotid arteries, a risk factor for cardiovascular illnesses, an Italian study showed. Researchers also found that while men generally had more thickening of the artery walls than women, the risk of arterial thickness in antagonistic women was comparable to that in antagonistic men.

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