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Forum Name: Hypertension

Question: does feeling of sadness has any link with BP/cholesterol

 azhar - Sun Nov 01, 2009 5:58 am

 John Kenyon, CNA - Fri Nov 13, 2009 12:41 am

User avatar Hello -- there is some evidence that sadness/depression may be linked directly to heart disease or coronary events, and that is probably due to some adverse effect on cholesterol levels at least in part. However, the evidence for this is somewhat shake on paper, although it is fairly widely believed to be correct.

I hope this helps answer your question.

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