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New Study Shows Link Between Hopelessness And Hypertension

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February 18, 2000
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University Of Michigan
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The study of 616 middle-aged men from eastern Finland showed that men, who suffered from feelings of high hopelessness over the course of the four-year study, were three times more likely to develop hypertension than men who did not suffer from feelings of hopelessness as much, or if at all.

ANN ARBOR --- New research from the University of Michigan School of Public Health shows a link between harboring feelings of hopelessness and developing hypertension.


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