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October 07, 2020 Wednesday 01:07:58 PM IST

Optimism Reduces Hypertension Risk

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Having an optimistic attitude at a young age can reduce the chances of developing hypertension later on, according to a study done by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of PUblic Health. Tne study conducted among US Army active duty soldiers showed that optimistic people were also better at regulating both emotions and behaviours. They are less likely to smoke, misuse alcohol , follow good dietary practices and more likely to engage in physical activity It is also associated with lower levels of inflammation.


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