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Wed Dec 7, 2011, 09:56 PM

Depression, Heart Disease May Be Linked By Stress Recovery Time

http://psychcentral.com/news/2011/11/29/depression-heart-disease-may-be-linked-by-stress-recovery-time/31987.html

"Studies of late have found associations between depression and heart disease.

Those who suffer from a mood disorder, for instance, may be twice as likely to have a heart attack compared to individuals who are not depressed, according to recent data.

But the relationship between depression and heart disease has been poorly understood.

A new study may help to clarify the link, suggesting that depressed people also suffer from a dysfunctional biological stress system. In it, researchers found depressed individuals have a slower recovery time after exercise compared to those who are non-depressed.

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Just FYI. I found it to be very interesting.

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bemildred Dec 2011 #1
Chemisse Dec 2011 #2

Response to HuckleB (Original post)

Mon Dec 12, 2011, 12:43 PM

1. Too much of anything is bad for you.

Stress and depression certainly fall in that category.

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Response to HuckleB (Original post)

Mon Dec 12, 2011, 10:14 PM

2. Pretty intriguing.

Maybe the details of the link will reveal more about both diseases.

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