Navigation Links
Older Men With Stress Disorder Prone to Heart Attack Risk

Older men with higher levels of symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PSTD) may face coronary heart disease// risk than people of the same age without the disorder, a new study says.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a serious, potentially debilitating condition that can occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a life-threatening event, such as a natural disaster or a serious accident.

People with the disorder frequently re-live the event through flashbacks and nightmares. Relaxing, concentrating or sleeping may become difficult. They often feel detached or estranged from loved ones.

Laura D. Kubzansky, of the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, and colleagues analysed data on 1,946 men from the Greater Boston area who served in the military, reported Newswise wire.

The authors looked for new cases of coronary heart disease occurring during follow-up through May 2001.

They found that individuals with higher levels of PTSD symptoms may be at higher risk of developing coronary heart disease, though they are not prone to reporting higher levels of chest pain or other physical symptoms.

"These data suggest that prolonged stress and significant levels of PTSD symptoms may increase the risk for coronary heart disease in older male veterans," the researchers conclude.

"These results suggest that exposure to trauma and prolonged stress not only may increase the risk for serious mental health problems but are also cardio toxic."

The researchers claimed no prospective studies to date have examined PTSD in relation to cardio risk.

Source-IANS
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Older men father schizophrenics
2. Creatine Helps Strengthen Older Men
3. Older Men Surviving Coronary Bypasses
4. Older womens heart health depends on location of fat
5. Older Breast Cancer Patients Can Be Effectively Treated With Chemotherapy
6. Frailty in Older Women may be due to Chronic Infection
7. Withdrawal Notice Issued For Older Pacemakers Due To Malfunctioning of the Device
8. Older People May Not Need Multivitamins To Prevent Infections
9. Gene Variation Associated With Better Mobility For Older Individuals
10. Older People Can Also Eat As Young!
11. Safe Driving Is Possible For Older People If They Are Prepared
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:3/29/2017)... ... March 29, 2017 , ... The assembly of synthetic ... involve many repetitive steps and often scientists require many different versions of DNA. ... and results in a lower error rate and cost saving for reagents and ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... , ... March 29, 2017 ... ... and South Hills of Pittsburgh now have easier access to the robotic-assisted ... by Allegheny Health Network (AHN). Orthopaedic surgeons at Forbes Hospital and Jefferson ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... March 29, 2017 , ... AvePoint ... seventh North American office location in Richmond, Virginia, located at the Riverfront Plaza, 901 ... attended by Lieutenant Governor of Virginia Ralph S. Northam and Mayor of Richmond Levar ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... March 28, 2017 , ... Tuesday, March ... the American public to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they ... Los Angeles World Airports will light up the evening sky by programming the LAX ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... March 28, 2017 , ... Greenfield ... Williamson brings his extensive knowledge of appraisals, property values, ad valorem taxation, and ... estate valuation industry for more than 40 years. , “Ruel is a great ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/29/2017)... -- NetworkNewsWire Editorial Coverage  ... There are a number of ... but economic arguments also favor its legalization. The benefits include ... However, to legalize and regulate marijuana requires an ecosystem of ... ( SING Profile ), American Cannabis Company (OTC: AMMJ), Kush ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... - Medicure Inc. ("Medicure") (TSXV:MPH, OTC:MCUJF), a specialty pharmaceutical ... ended December 31, 2016 after market close on ... released later than the previous fiscal year,s results ... and balances of Apicore from the acquisition date ... date meets TSX Venture Exchange listed company requirements. ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... -- The global emerging cancer diagnostics market is expected ... to 2023 and reach a figure of $6.34 billion ... chronic disease and is affecting a huge population. Many ... report is focused on emerging cancer diagnostics market specifically ... due to factors such as: increasing number of cancer ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: