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Anxiety, PTSD, and Depression Can Increase Heart Attack Risk in People Under 40

One in five deaths in the US is caused by cardiovascular disease (CVD), the leading cause of death for both men and women. According to a recent study, some mental health issues including anxiety, depression, and sleeplessness may raise your risk of developing heart disease. The relationship between the brain and the gut has received much attention in recent years. However, the connection between the heart and brain is also essential. The founder of Manhattan Cardiology and board-certified cardiologist Dr. Robert Segal explores how mental health may affect heart disease. Read the article.