Most pet proprietors are clear about the current pleasures that come with participating their exists with pets. It’s only recently that studies have begun to scientifically explore the advantages of the human-animal bond. analyzes have detected that:
Playing with a pet can elevate levels of serotonin and dopamine, which calm and relax.
Pet owners are less likely to suffer from depression than those without pets.
Pet owners have lower triglyceride and cholesterol levels (indicators of heart disease) than those without pets.
People with pets have lower blood pressure in stressful situations than those without pets.
A pet doesn’t have to be a cat or a dog . Even watching fish in an aquarium can help reduce muscle tension and pulse rate.
Pet owners over age 65 make 30 percent fewer visits to their doctors than those without pets.
Heart attack patients with pets survive longer than those without.
Holding, stroking, cuddling, or otherwise touching a admiring animal can quickly calm and soothe us when we’re stressed. The companionship of a pet can also facilitate loneliness, and some pets are a great stimulus for healthy activity, which can substantially augment mood.