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Helping People Helps Your Health

How Helping People Helps Your Health

Offering a helping hand by donating money or volunteering to enhance the life of others does not only make you a better human in philanthropy but it also betters your health amazingly. Our bodies respond to a good deed by rewarding us with feel good signals that boost our health. Here are four areas of health improvement that philanthropy induces: Lower Chances of Hypertension A comparison between individuals who spent about four hours a week volunteering and non-volunteers revealed that those who volunteered had a 40% less chance of developing hypertension. Researchers believe that this lower blood pressure is due to the active, unselfish behavior of a volunteer which reduces their stress. Volunteering also offers a chance to socialize and …

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