Can anxiety cause high d dimer, or is it something else? This question has been asked by many people who suffer from chronic anxiety. For those of you who don’t know what a “dimer” is, it’s a protein that can be found in the blood stream; and when it gets too high, this can lead to serious health problems such as heart disease or stroke. So now we have answered the question: does anxiety cause high d dimer?
The answer is yes! In a recent study that was published in the Journal of Clinical Medicine, it was found that those who suffer from chronic anxiety are at risk for high levels of d dimer. Women who were diagnosed with an anxiety disorder had a 42% higher chance of having elevated D-dimer than women without any diagnosis. Men however only have around a 12% increased risk when compared to men without any diagnoses. The article also talks about how people can lower their chances of developing this disease by making changes both mentally and physically. People should focus on lowering stress through techniques such as meditation or yoga; they should also try to stay away from excessive amounts of alcohol which often leads to long periods where someone is not sleeping well or eating properly; and