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Heart disease more likely for adults with dysfunctional childhoods: Trauma, neglect, family dysfunction in childhood leads to health issues in 50s, 60s

Children who experience trauma, abuse, neglect and family dysfunction are at increased risk of having heart disease in their 50s and 60s. People exposed to the highest levels of childhood family environment adversity were more than 50% more likely to have a cardiovascular disease event such as a heart attack or stroke over a 30-year follow-up.

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