New York – If you’re always trying to avoid making tricky decisions, beware – it could be the death of you.
People who procrastinate are more likely to suffer heart disease than those who make their minds up quickly, a study claims.
This is because they become more stressed when they finally have to make a judgment, putting their hearts under added strain.
The Canadian researchers asked 980 people to fill out an anonymous online survey then split them into two groups – those with heart disease and hypertension, and those without.
Those in the first group were most likely to agree with statements such as: ‘I am continually saying I’ll do it tomorrow.’