According to a study conducted by the American Health Association, People suffering with Chronic depression are more likely to get affected with increased rate of Heart strokes.
A group of Research specialists from various institutions like the Havard, University of California San Francisco, the University of Washington and University of Minnesota have observed data of about 16,ooo people aged 50 and above before coming to a conclusion. Every two years between 1998 and 2010, people were quizzed about their depressive symptoms, their stroke history and their behaviors that might put them at risk for stroke.
Dr. Philip Gorelick, medical director of Mercy Health in Grand Rapids, Michigan said that most of the doctors treating their patients probably doesn’t know the inter relationship between these two chronic and heart diseases. He further added that the medical representatives must consider this at the priority level, as this could result in serious ill effects.
Gorelick, added that he was not surprised of the chronic depressions taking a verge on the humans but he was rather shocked by the alarming rates of exposure to Heart Strokes, the CNN News reports.
The research team opined that, there is a urgent need for a deeper study in this regard beyond the age groups, since in the modern days people are subjected to various depression levels due to pressures of life and work place irrespective of their age.