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How can depression effect the heart ?

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Dr. Leslie Howell
psychiatry 22 years experience
Higher Risk: Individuals with depression have about twice the 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, get treatment and take care of yourself. Omega 3 can be helpful for both your depression and heart.
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