Under 40s with mental health problems have elevated risks of heart attack and stroke

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Article via https://www.escardio.org

“The findings indicate that these individuals should receive regular health check-ups and medication if appropriate to prevent myocardial infarction and stroke.
Participants with any mental disorder had a 58% higher likelihood of myocardial infarction and 42% greater risk of stroke compared to those with no mental disorder.
The risk of myocardial infarction was elevated for all mental disorders studied, with the magnitude ranging from 1.49- to 3.13-fold.
The risk of stroke was elevated for all mental health issues except PTSD and eating disorders, with hazard ratios ranging from 1.25 to 3.06.
Our study shows that substantial numbers of young adults have at least one mental health problem, which may predispose them to heart attack and stroke.

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