How Loneliness Destroys Your Heart
Researchers have determined that social isolation can hurt your heart, both emotionally and physically. In 2018, a study in the journal Heart concluded that lonely people are 43% more likely to have a heart attack and 39% more likely to experience a stroke.
One of the scientists, Christian Hakulinen, argues that loneliness may not worsen the heart. Instead, it lowers peoples’ ability to recover from a heart attack, stroke, or disease. If you want to enhance your physical health, keep your social life active.