Friday, September 29, 2023
Mitochondrial Health

An epidemic of loneliness is shortening lives

Loneliness kills. Just like cigarettes. Social isolation is such a problem that it is shortening lives and US health officials have declared it to be an epidemic.

Earlier this month, the US Surgeon General Dr. Vivek H. Murthy said: “It is associated with a greater risk of cardiovascular disease, dementia, stroke, depression, anxiety, and premature death.

We’re publishing this interview on memorial Day in the US – a public holiday which for many people is a day of socialization, family gatherings and fun events away from work. But what if you’re alone today? What are you thinking?

Laura Putnam is the founder of Motion Infusion – a company with a mission to bring movement to the workplace. She’s also an advocate for measures to combat the loneliness and isolation that many people feel through a lack of social connections.

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The Live Long and Master Aging podcast, a HealthSpan Media LLC production, shares ideas but does not offer medical advice. If you have health concerns of any kind, or you are considering adopting a new diet or exercise regime, you should consult your doctor. The information contained within this interview is for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to replace the advice or attention of health care professionals.


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