Optimistic Outlook May Influence Cholesterol Levels in Midlife

Optimistic Outlook May Influence Cholesterol Levels in Midlife

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Photo by Sun StarMiddle-aged people with a more optimistic outlook in life had higher levels of high-density lipoproteins and lower triglyceride levels than pessimists, according to a study in the American Journal of Cardiology.

“It is one additional piece of evidence suggesting that our psychological health and physical health are intertwined, and that viewing the world optimistically may have some tangible benefits for our health,” said lead author Julia Boehm, a research fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston.

(READ the story in the Reuters)

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COMMENTS

  1. What is there to RE-search (what The Absolute One (Sh’ma), called God has already searched and declared “very good” ?

    ALL diseases stem from an error-laden mind, as Ignorance is the transgression that kills.

    For instance: Arthritis results from excessive criticism and Alzheimer’s is the symptom of absence of original thought, for the command is: “REPLENISH the earth (from above)”, and NOT “what’s on TV”…