Loneliness, a public health problem that increases the risk of disease

Loneliness, a public health problem that increases the risk of disease

Experts consider that unwanted isolation is an ‘epidemic’ that causes cardiovascular and mental illnesses. In the elderly, loneliness begins, for example, with a fall, retirement or widowhood, which causes social isolation. Photo: Shutterstock. Different health authorities and neurology experts affirm that the lack of company harms health, including unwanted loneliness can be compared to smoking, …

Loneliness, a public health problem that increases the risk of disease Read More »