Research says being single will kill you quicker than obesity

March 23, 2018
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Loneliness is deadlier than obesity and ought to be considered a public health threat, specialists have warned.

A review of a research on loneliness suggested that individuals with bad social connections have a 50 % increased risk of early death in comparison with those with good social connections

Researchers within the US found out that social isolation will increase your risk of death by 50% in comparison with obesity, which raised the risk of death by simply 30%.

Dr. Julianne Holt-Lunstad, lead author and professor of psychology at Brigham Young University, stated: “Being connected to others socially is widely considered a fundamental human need, crucial to both well-being and survival.

Feeling lonely makes individuals feel bad mentally and physically. Earlier research has suggested that working adults reported far more severe signs when they were unwell.

Experts mentioned GPs ought to think about an affected person’s social circumstances when treating them.

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