Leah's Blogs: 5 Tips to Combat ICD Anxiety
Updated: Jan 28
" 'Approximately 30% of ICD patients have some form of distress related to the device whether it is anxiety, depression or post-traumatic stress disorder," says Leah Brock, a social worker in the University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center.
But, she says, "the way you react to stressful events in your life - whatever form they take - is an indicator of how well you will adjust to living with an ICD. ' "