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Women Struggling With Anxiety And Depression Are At High Risk For Heart Disease

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Host Patricia Wu and guest therapist Ryan Heapy discuss a new study revealing a connection between mental health challenges and heart disease risk in young women. Anxiety and depression, which have been on the rise since the pandemic, could double the chance of developing heart risk factors like high blood pressure and cholesterol.

Mental Health Impacts Heart Health

Young women experiencing anxiety and depression may have significantly increased risk of heart problems.

Understanding the Connection

Lifestyle factors linked to mental health struggles, such as substance use, poor diet, and lack of exercise, can also harm heart health.

Importance of Early Intervention

Mental health screenings and support are crucial for young women, not only for their emotional well-being but also for protecting their overall physical health.

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