Loneliness is just as bad for your health as smoking or being overweight. This is the result of an American study.
Feeling lonely heightens your blood pressure, stress level and chance for getting depressed. The researchers announced these results during the conference of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
One of the researchers, professor John […]
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Loneliness doesn’t only cause psychiatric problems like depression. It can also cause physical problems:
Loneliness is a good indicator for predicting if people are likely to visit the emergency room in the hospital. This is the result of a study done among 164 visitors of the emergency room of the Lawrence General Hospital, Lawrence, Massachusetts […]
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Lonely people have a lower life expectancy. Research has revealed the reason for this. The immune system of chronic lonely people changes. The expression of genes that fire up the immune system and cause inflammatory reactions become stronger and the expression of genes which help with the building of anti bodies and the cleaning up […]
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