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Depressed women twice as likely to have a stroke: Health risk applies to those in their 40s and 50s warns major new study

Women in their 40s and 50s with depression  are more than twice as likely to suffer a stroke, warns a landmark  study.

Striking evidence suggests that the condition  makes them more vulnerable in this age group – younger than previously  expected.

In the 12-year study of thousands of women  aged 47 to 52, it was found those with depression were 2.4 times more likely to  suffer a stroke compared to those without.

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Posted by: on May 17th, 2013 @ 08:33 AM
Tagged with: depression health Nurse stroke

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