Depression can Affect Your Memory

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Depression has been linked to memory problems.

In Your Health Minute,

Depression may be connected to memory problems in older adults.

A University of Miami study assessed more than one thousand healthy seniors over a five year period.

Patients with more symptoms of depression were more likely to develop memory issues than those who were not depressed.

Depression was also linked to a smaller brain volume and damage to blood vessels in the brain.

 

 

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