When we experience the feeling of loneliness it can actually influence our biology.  Our ability to live, work and cooperate in groups is so important to our survival. We are social beings. So if companionship is an asset to survival then the opposite; social isolation must have negative effects.

Loneliness can literally break your heart

Studies have shown that loneliness is associated with heart disease and high blood pressure. Now new research is investigating how loneliness increases our bodies inflammatory response just as if you were suffering from an injury or had an infection.

Loneliness actually hurts us on a cellular level – Vox

Eileen Fisher

Eileen Fisher

Hello, I’m Eileen Fisher. I’m an indoor and outdoor therapist and nutritionist. I offer counselling and psychotherapy for both individuals and couples, as well as nutrition advice and support around disordered eating.

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