PTSD can raise risk of heart disease among women

01/2/2009 | Boston Globe (tiered subscription model), The

A 14-year study found women who had five or more PTSD symptoms were three times as likely to have heart disease, when compared with women who did not have PTSD. "From a public health standpoint, it may be prudent to view individuals with PTSD as an at-risk population, and implement preventive and intervention strategies accordingly," the Harvard and Johns Hopkins researchers said.

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