Depresion and Heart Disease

Depression and Heart Disease Depression often occurs with heart disease.  For help with depression related to coronary issues, please seek help. From Depressive Symptoms, Cardiovascular Disease Severity, and Functional Status in Older Adults With Coronary Heart...

Heart Disease and Depression

According to the American Heart Association, 22 percent of heart attack patients develop some degree of depression.  Symptoms of depression like fatigue and feelings of worthlessness can cause people to ignore their treatment and engage in unhealthy behaviors...

Psychology and Heart Disease

Having a heart attack or being diagnosed with heart disease can be a life-changing event.  It can be challenging emotionally to make necessary lifestyle changes to help live a healthy life. Altering eating habits, managing stress and following the treatment plan...

Younger women, depression & heart disease

A study conducted by investigators at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, showed that more than 25% of women aged 55 years and younger who underwent coronary angiography and who were depressed were much more likely to die of heart disease, suffer a myocardial...