Depression Symptoms Associated With Elevated Cardiovascular Risk

Jennifer E. Engen

Study data published in the Journal of Psychosomatic Research identified an increased risk for cardiovascular disease in patients with depression. The association was most significant in patients with clinically relevant depressive symptoms. Patients with controlled depression did not have elevated cardiovascular risk compared with control participants. This retrospective study enrolled […]

High Cardiovascular Risk and Depression Symptoms

Jennifer E. Engen

Researchers say cardiovascular health can have an impact on an older person’s risk for depression. They note the two conditions have similar risk factors, such as oxidative stress and inflammation. They say a healthy diet and regular exercise can help improve both your heart health and your mental health. A […]