The emotional & physical costs of loneliness & social isolation

Health, Healthcare, Heart, Loneliness, Social Isolation, Uncategorized

Research has shown, again and again, that emotional and physical health are inextricably linked. There are significant health benefits associated with love and friendship, supportive marriages and feelings of gratitude, for example. And there are significant health risks linked to the opposite. A new study, published Monday in the journal Heart, looked at social isolation…

via Loneliness Can Actually Hurt Your Heart. Here’s Why — TIME

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