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Depression and Heart Disease

Depression can cause a lot of things and heart disease is one of them. I know a guy who started taking medicines for heart diseases when he started experiencing irregular heartbeat and a sudden rise in his blood pressure. One year on, his conditions did not improve. One day by visited a psychiatrist by chance and started medication for depression. Now he is perfectly fine, he does not take any medicines for heart diseases.
I think this could go hand in hand with broken heart disease? I heard that when people go into a deep depression due to a broken heart that they can actually cause damage to their heart. It's strange what the mind can do to the body!
That’s where I’m heading. Because of my depression and being inactive my blood pressure is really bad and anything that keeps your blood pressure up as bad. I tried going on blood pressure meds, but they make me feel so worse that I couldn’t leave my bed because of the side effects so with my doctor on board I quit and started to diet and exercise but I don’t know how long I will be ok for. I exercised for a week, it burnt me out, now all I do is sleep. My mum had the same high blood pressure and one day she just had complications and didn’t survive so that’s how I lost my mum and I think that’s what is going to happen to me, all from high blood pressure which leads to heart disease