Heart failure is significantly more likely in those suffering from depression

Source: European Society of Cardiology

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Date of publication: April 2014

Publication type: Article

In a nutshell: Researchers from Levanger Hosptial in Norway have found that people suffering from depression had a 40 per cent greater chance of suffering heart failure. The study found that the risk of heart failure was linked to the severity of the depression people felt and that early treatment of depression could avert these negative effects.

Length of publication: 1 webpage

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Acknowledgement: UK Health Forum

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