Studies continuously reveal that people in satisfying relationships live longer, are happier and encounter less health issues throughout their lives. Choosing the right partner will not only have a positive impact on your emotional well-being but also on your physical health. In fact, the quality of your relationship plays as big a role in your health as getting a good night’s sleep, eating a healthy diet and not smoking.
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There are many reasons why as we age, isolation is more likely to increase. Social experts say that often an older adult might withdraw due to health conditions, physical limitations, depression, nervousness about driving or a lack of a strong network of family and friends nearby. Research is revealing that this can be problematic for not only a loved one's emotional well-being but also for their physical health-- in a big way.
According to many studies, loneliness can lead to chronic conditions, diabetes, depression, brain damage, heart issues and it can even kill. Some studies reveal that people who are lonely are twice as likely to have an earlier death than those who are not.