Unexpected Health Benefits of Anti-Depressants


By Molly Clifton

A new study finds anti-depressants can help some patients living with a stress related heart condition.

Duke researchers found heart patients who took an antidepressant were more than two and a half times less likely to develop myocardial ischemia.

Doctors say mental stress brings on the condition which cuts down blood flow to certain parts of the heart.


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