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Depression Meds and Heart Health

A study of a set of psych meds (SSRIs) shows a side effect you may actually be interested in–improved heart health.

“There is clear evidence that depressed patients have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease, and we want to eliminate that. Since depression can be treated with an SSRI, maybe the cardiovascular disease risk can also be decreased.”

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Posted by Will Baum, LCSW