When someone has vascular disease, they’re much more likely to have a mental health disorder. This medical fact doesn’t always receive enough attention in the healthcare community.
Why are people with vascular disorders so much more likely to develop mental health conditions? The answer lies in a complex set of factors including social stigma, reluctance to seek assistance, behavior patterns, comorbidities, and known risks that impact total body health.
Karen L. Herbst, PhD, MD, Lympha Press’ Chief Medical Officer, explores this intriguing phenomenon in a new article. She explains why mental health and vascular disease are closely linked and identifies root causes behind the connection.
To learn more, please click below to access the full version of Dr. Herbst’s article in Vein Magazine.
Read the full article: “Mental Health is a Disease Linked to Vascular Disorders”
Lympha Press features this article as part of its educational outreach for healthcare professionals and patients. For more information about the latest innovative treatment options for vascular disease, lymphedema, and lipedema, please contact Lympha Press.