Psychology & Psychiatry

PTSD linked to ischemic heart disease in female veterans

(HealthDay)—In female veterans, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is associated with an increased risk for ischemic heart disease (IHD), especially for younger women and for racial/ethnic minorities, according to a study ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Prevalence of multiple chronic conditions up among veterans

The prevalence of multiple chronic conditions (MCC) is higher for male and female veterans versus nonveterans, according to a study published online Feb. 23 in the National Health Statistics Reports, a publication from the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

PTSD strongly linked with heart disease in female veterans

Female veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) were substantially more likely to have ischemic heart disease than those without PTSD in a study presented at the American College of Cardiology's Annual ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

PTSD linked to increased heart disease risk among female veterans

Female veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have more heart disease risk factors, including obesity, at younger ages than female veterans without PTSD, according to preliminary research to be presented at the ...

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