Handling Tough News When Pregnant
It's a catch-22. If you find out your child has a heart defect before he's born, you can prepare. But it can also stress out mom — which can affect the baby as well.
Are You Fat?
The image of "obesity" often conjures up people who can barely fit through a doorway or who always require two airline seats.
Heart Failure, Depression & Exercise
Depression is common in chronic heart failure patients. Exercise was found to help moderately reduce depression symptoms in a group of patients.
Stroke Caregivers & Depression
Taking care of a stroke patient can be a difficult and time-consuming task. Stroke patient caregivers need all the support they can get.
Depression, Anxiety and Your Risk of Stroke
There is a lot of evidence suggesting that coronary heart disease is linked to psychological distress symptoms like anxiety and depression. However, it may be that heart disease is not the only risk.
Resetting Brains for Depression
It's not unusual to experience clinical depression in the months following a stroke, but scientists have not understood exactly why many stroke survivors end up depressed.
Heart Failure Impacts Quality of Life for Men
Women are commonly affected by depression more often, and more severely when it hits. However, it appears to be men who suffer a greater emotional toil when it comes to a diagnosis of heart failure.
Integrated Health Care Helps with Depression
Common sense would say that hiring an extra person to oversee a patient’s care would cost a great deal more. However, new research suggests that integrative health care will actually lower cost and improve results in certain cases.
Depression Linked to Increased PAD Risk
Patients suffering from depression may be at an increased risk of developing peripheral artery disease (PAD), a painful condition in which arteries narrow, usually in the legs or pelvis.
Predicting Stroke Re-hospitalization
Certain easy-to-watch factors may predict which stroke patients are at risk of being rehospitalized. Pinpointing those factors can help doctors treat or more closely watch those at the highest risk.