Social isolation and loneliness increase risk of death from heart attack or stroke

Social isolation and loneliness increase risk of death from heart attack or stroke

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association showed that social isolation and loneliness are linked to an approximately 30% increased risk of death from heart attack or stroke, or both. “More than four decades of research have clearly demonstrated that social isolation and loneliness are associated with adverse health outcomes,” …

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