Speeding and Your Heart

Drivers with heart conditions at risk

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(HealthDayNews) -- If you're a driver with a heart condition, the emotional effects of being pulled over for speeding can be hazardous to your health.

According to Clinical Cardiology, heart patients who were pulled over for speeding reported cardiac symptoms, heart rate increases, and the appearance of repetitive ventricular arrhythmias. Myocardial ischemia was observed in some patients.

So here's another reason not to speed. Even if your car doesn't know the limits, your heart does.

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