Social Isolation and Loneliness Increases Heart Disease/Stoke Risk

Social Isolation and Loneliness Increases Heart Disease/Stoke Risk - Health Council

“Loneliness and social isolation are linked to around a 30 per cent increased risk of having a stroke or developing coronary artery disease–the two leading causes of illness and death in high income countries–finds an analysis of the available evidence, published online in the journal Heart.”

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