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Stroke Rounds: Depression Tied to Worse Stroke Outcomes.

Depression was found to be a significant and independent risk factor for poor stroke outcomes in a study from the U.K., and recovery from depression within a year did not alter long-term risk.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Stroke recovery is governed by reducing inflammation. Depression is linked with increased inflammation.n

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