- By Joel Streed
Why scary movies make your heart race: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
Flip on the TV, and you're bound to find shows of horror, mystery and the macabre. Many people love the thrill of terror as suspense builds during a scary movie. These flicks can make your heart pound harder and eyes widen. The question is: Why does your body react when you know that what you're watching is not real? Dr. Regis Fernandes, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, has some answers in this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute. To listen, click the link below.