Higher cardiac death risk seen with anxiety, depression

03/20/2013 | HealthDay News

Older heart disease patients who suffer from anxiety and depression had three times the risk of death compared with those who did not have the conditions, a study revealed. "Patients with heart disease who experience high anxiety during the stressors of everyday life may benefit from treatments designed to reduce anxiety, such as medications targeting anxiety or stress management," lead researcher Lana Watkins said. The work was published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

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