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Antidepressants may raise risk of heart disease

Posted on Mar 10, 2011 in Uncategorized

Wednesday, March 02, 2011 by: David Gutierrez, staff writer (NaturalNews) One class of antidepressant drugs may increase a patient’s risk of developing heart disease by 35 percent, according to a study conducted by researchers from University College London and published in the “European Heart Journal.” The researchers compared heart disease risk among 15,000 residents of Scotland who were taking either older (tricyclic) antidepressants or antidepressants in the newer selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) family. They found that patients taking tricyclic...

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