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Depression deadly in heart disease

Reduced heart rate variability in people after a heart attack who concurrently suffer depression contributes to an increased risk of death. Depressed patients who suffer heart disease failed to adequately adjust the work of their heart to compensate for changes in demand. Current methods of treating depressed patients with heart disease under investigation involve antidepressants and omega-3.

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Date: 17 July 2005



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