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Depression & Poor Mental Health Linked To Higher Heart Disease Risks Among Young Adults

During 2017 through 2020, depression and poor mental health were associated with premature cardiovascular disease and sub-optimal cardiovascular health among adults ages 18 to 49 years. Among this adult population, about 19.6% had depression and 2.5% had cardiovascular disease during these years. Those with depression were twice as likely to have cardiovascular disease as those without depression. The likelihood of cardiovascular disease was 48% higher among those who reported having from 14 to 30 poor mental health days per month, …

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