Is Love Good for Our Health?

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Is love good for our health? Of course it is. Those in loving relationships have improved survival from heart attack. One study found that couples holding hands for 10 minutes followed by a 20 second hug had healthier reactions to public speaking. They also had lower heart rates and blood pressure after warm social and physical interaction.

Sex and being in a satisfying relationship can also improve stress levels. So, what if you are not in a relationship or a group of maybe supportive friends help with heart health and stress and all that? Absolutely. Friends definitely help and you don't have to have sex either nuns do really well.

Okay. So, it's really. Having that companionship. Yeah having companionship and support. Okay so no worries if you are single as long as you have some friends here, you're good, right? Absolutely.