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Depression And Anxiety Linked To Hypertension

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March 24, 2000
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People who experience symptoms of depression or anxiety are at increased risk of developing hypertension, suggest the results of a two-decade study. The increase in risk associated with depression or anxiety is similar among white women and all men but is substantially higher among black women, according to Bruce S. Jonas, ScM, PhD, and James F. Lando, MD, MPH, of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

People who experience symptoms of depression or anxiety are at increased risk of developing hypertension, suggest the results of a two-decade study.


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