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Wednesday, 17 August 2011

Depression Raises Female Risk Of Stroke By 29%

Adult females with clinicaldepression are 29% more likely to suffer a stroke than other women of the same age without depression, according to an article published in the journal Stroke. The authors, from Harvard Medical School added that there is a 39% higher risk for those on SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors). Examples of SSRIs include Prozac, Celexaand Zoloft.Read more on:

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