Mental health linked to cardiovascular health

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Mental well-being linked to better cardiovascular and overall health Written by Kimberly Drake on January 29, 2021 -- Fact checked by Rita Ponce, Ph. D.

The American Heart Association ( A H A) have just released their latest scientific statement.

In it, they note that mental health is an important component to heart health, cardiovascular disease prevention and treatment, and overall well-being.

In 2019, National Institute of Mental Health data suggested that nearly 51.5 million adults in the United States had some form of mental health condition.
Quoted From: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/mental-well-being-linked-to-better-cardiovascular-and-overall-health

"In 2019, National Institute of Mental Health data suggested that nearly 51.5 million adults in the United States had some form of mental health condition.

As the COVID-19 pandemic raged on, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated that by late June 2020, 40% of adults had a mental health condition or substance use disorder."

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