Owning A Dog May Lower The Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease And Be Beneficial For Overall Health, Study Finds
November 30, 2017 16:39
Pet lovers know very well how much their little friends mean to them. Furry companions give their humans an enormous amount of love and comfort. Pets bring a lot of happiness and can reduce stress levels. Therefore, pet lovers invent many incredible things to pamper their friends:
Surprisingly, pet ownership has much more benefits than you might think.
Having a dog can be good for your heart
Having a dog helps people stay physically active even in older ages. Certain studies have demonstrated that people who have dogs noticed a significant improvement in blood pressure levels in comparison with non-owners. It happens probably because dog owners have to walk more and this activity, in turn, helps their cardiovascular system. In addition, pets have a calming effect that also may decrease high blood pressure.