A study conducted in England revealed that loneliness increases the risk of death by triggering many diseases.
The risk of death increases significantly among people who do not receive enough or no visits from friends and family, according to a new scientific study.
EnglandAccording to research conducted by UK Biobank in Turkey with more than 450 thousand people, social life reduces the risk of disease and extends life. To reduce the risk of premature death, it is necessary to meet with friends and family at least once a month.
The study noted that those who do not see their loved ones for a long time are 77 percent more likely to die for any reason.
In the study, which examined five different types of social connections, it was emphasized that living and feeling alone and having little contact with friends and family opens the door to serious diseases such as heart disease and stroke.
Experts noted that not seeing loved ones at least once a month and living alone significantly increases people’s risk of dying. It has been noted that multiple forms of social isolation further increase the risk.