According to research suggests Emotional behavior in childhood may be connected with heart disease in middle age, particularly in women. The researchers also looked at optimistic emotional factors such as having a good attention span and found this was linked with better cardiovascular health, though to a lesser degree. Conversely children who were better at paying attention and staying listening carefully had reduced heart risk when older.
A study found being prone to distress at the age of seven was connected with a significantly higher risk of cardiovascular disease in later life. Equally children who were better at paying attention and staying focused had reduced heart risk when older. Study leader Dr. Allison Appleton, supposed more study would now be wanted to work out the organic mechanism that may underpin the finding.