Depression, Anxiety Linked to Strokes


WALES, United Kingdom-Researchers in Caerphilly, Wales have reported an trend in fatal strokes in those men who suffer from depression and anxiety.

The team of researchers from the University of Bristol observed a group of men for 14 years. They noted those who reported psychological problems were more prone to fatal strokes. However, they were no more likely to suffer from nonfatal strokes than others.

Stressed caused from psychological disorders has been linked to cardiovascular disease previously; yet, this is the first report to note psychological disorders and stroke. There was no specific reason given for the link.

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