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A diagnosis of coronary heart disease can be emotionally devastating, especially if CHD is discovered after a heart attack. Its quite common for someone to become anxious or depressed after a heart attack or after a procedure, such as coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) or stenting to open a blocked artery. If you start having feelings of hopelessness or excessive worry, or you find yourself withdrawing from friends, families and activities you once enjoyed, share your feelings with your doctor.
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