Researchers are learning how men who have depression are also at a higher risk of developing heart disease.
A German research team surveyed 3,428 men. The subjects, between ages 45-74 and observed over a 10-year period, produced interesting findings. Researchers discovered that depression factored in almost as much as other health issues. Even as much such as being overweight or high cholesterol improve chances of heart disease. The study recommends that people with other heart disease high-risk factors simultaneously consider screening for depression.
Read the full post here: Depression May Up Heart Disease Risk as Much as Obesity.