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A 46-year-old member asked:

high blood pressure is related to anxiety but what about my depression?

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Dr. Neil Liebowitz
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Related: Anxiety and depression are highly correlated. Over 50% of people with anxiety will get depressed later in their life. I don't believe that high blood pressure causes depression but some of the treatments can worsen depressive symptoms. Discuss with your md.

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Last updated May 9, 2016

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