Stressful Relations May Raise Death Risk

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stressed-out-depressedKeep drama kings and queens in your life at your own risk. New research from the University of Copenhagen suggests that surrounding yourself with stressful relationships may lead to an early death.

Published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, the study examined 9,870 adults from 2000 to 2011.

While it is already known that strong social networks have health benefits, “Less is known about the health consequences of stressful aspects of social relations, such as conflicts, worries, and demands,” said the study. It turns out, people who had frequent conflicts with their friends or partners had more than double the risk of dying.

You may also want to hold off fighting with your neighbors about your property line: For those who argued with their neighbors, the risk of death more than tripled. Read more.

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com Newscenter}

3 COMMENTS

  1. “You may also want to hold off fighting with your neighbors about your property line: For those who argued with their neighbors, the risk of death more than tripled”
    You may request in your will to be buried at the property line.

  2. This is pretty sad considering that half of the non-respectable jewish culture would tell us that we, as orthodox jews are the “stressful culture and relationship” for which they wish to avoid. Now someone is giving them a “reason”. Kiruv just got easier huh?

  3. #2 – you obviously have no children in yeshiva who need tuition paid, and for sure you don’t have any kids in the “shidduch parshah!”

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