CNN: Depression a ‘powerful’ risk factor for heart disease in young women, 7/14/2014

July 14, 2014

CNN: Depression a ‘powerful’ risk factor for heart disease in young women

A new study proposes that young women are twice as likely to suffer from a heart attack or die of heart disease if they suffer from depression.  A recent study asked patients a few questions to determine if they were depressed prior to receiving a medical procedure.  They found that patients who were under 55 years of age and experiencing depression had double the chance of experiencing a heart attack or having heart disease …

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