Heart Disease Patients Diagnosed With Depression Can Double Their Mortality Risk
This Is Because Patients With Depression Are Less Likely To Follow Guidelines For Medication And Lifestyle Change
A study has shown that patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) has double the risk of mortality if they also suffer from depression. One of the reasons might be that patients with depression are less likely to follow instructions about medication, exercise, diet, and a healthier lifestyle. Another reason might be the physiological changes that accompany depression. Therefore, it is very important to provide treatment depression to CAD patients. Click here for more details.