Contributions of Depression and Inflammatory Markers to Heart Disease
When we talk about true wellness, we are not just talking about eating better and exercising. True wellness encompasses spirituality, stress reduction as well as psychological health.
This article finds a relationship between depression and increased CRP, interleukin 6 and ICAM 1-all markers of inflammation. And, given that inflammation has been linked to most chronic diseases, you can do the math from there.