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Well we all know those people you know the ones who are completely obsessed with themselves and think there God's gift to the world.
When did you -- you want to be a model.
I guess it would have to be the first time I went to the second grade.
I caught my reflection is -- -- I was eating my cereal and I remember thinking wow you ridiculously good looking.
Maybe you could do that first career -- -- -- professionally good looking.
What would you -- trademark case that you have -- weather like this could become best known for its use.
What's that look like.
But I can pull that off -- -- it.
Well that's only character in a movie but a new study says being narcissistic can lead to heart disease joining me now to explain this is.
Medically done to keep -- -- nice to see this morning.
They -- Harry I'm doing well and I look fantastic.
Let's talk about narcissus -- can't really cause us to have problems with our heart.
Well -- a study from the University of Michigan at -- and particularly those folks who feel entitled.
And who are aggressive are at risk rather than those people who feel like they're born leaders and really want to.
You know go after big goals that doesn't seem to be as much of a risk when they looked at people though.
Who -- highly narcissistic they found that those folks seem to have increased levels of a stress hormone called court -- all the same level.
Of stress hormone cortisol that you'd see in people with anxiety disorders -- saying that hormone can cause -- heart to raise your blood pressure to rise they can be dangerous so really then you're you're basically saying it's a facade the narcissus and as a facade covering up some deeper issues.
Which we psychiatrists.
Know that in fact it's not that you're happy and at ease and think your world beater.
You're really defending.
Against inner feelings that are the opposite and that your are lovable it's like -- does protested too much these people actually think of themselves as not worthwhile.
So they scream on the best ever.
And we better look at this because we're raising a generation of narcissistic young people with FaceBook and Twitter and the rest of it and this could have real health implications for your heart.
Some of the characteristics of narcissism according this researchers inflated self esteem.
Little empathy for others.
And a sense of entitlement you know we got a couple of studies here on the show that we've talked about over the past few months about people who have a sense of entitlement who walk into -- room and think they own it.
It's speak poorly of other individuals but they end -- seemingly getting ahead in the workplace they end up having -- higher salaries to talk about that on the show all the time so.
It's like a it's a catch 22 isn't a doctor.
Well you know what I have this saying sometimes -- in my practice the truth always wins.
You can get pretty far down a path that isn't even the truth for you or for other people around you can achieve in the workplace.
Even while you're not being true to yourself it may not even be the -- you want and yet you might make a lot of money at it.
But might you have a heart attack because of it because you're at a distance from who you really are you're an -- your masquerading.
-- that could happen in this study.
Bears that out.
I need to get myself esteem raised -- helmet -- a little bit later and I'll admit -- to my wife wants me to call my cardiologist right away I.
We'll send this videotape doctor -- decisions we --
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