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Will depression and anxiety lead to people easily having heart attacks?

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Dr. Leslie Howell
psychiatry 21 years experience
Higher Risk: Individuals with depression and anxiety have a higher risk of developing heart disease compared to those who do not. The exact connection as to why is still being researched. The bottom line is if you have depression or anxiety, get treatment and take care of yourself. Omega 3 can be helpful for both your mood and heart.

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