Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 11th, 2005
A study from the United States indicates that, "depressive symptoms have been associated with increased cardiac morbidity and mortality rates, but the pathophysiologic mechanism linking depressive symptoms to cardiovascular outcome has yet to be fully understood. Lower heart rate variability has also been associated with increased risk of cardiac events in healthy individuals and in patients with coronary artery disease."
C.K. Kim and colleagues at the University of Florida wrote, "Findings regarding a relationship between depressive symptoms and heart rate variability...
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