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Purring to your health

MedExpress Team

Wojciech Laska

Published Feb. 17, 2022 13:43

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February 17 is World Cat Day. Cats accompany humans for at least 9 thousand. years. They are the most popular pets in the world and the boarding community literally fell in love with them. Cat keepers say that "you have to earn their love, but it's definitely worth it." What do the research say about it?

In study co-funded by the National Institutes of Health (US) and American Heart Associatio have shown that having a cat can lower stress levels, which in turn has an impact on the risk of cardiovascular disease. Owning a cat can actually lower your risk of various heart conditions and stroke by about 30%.

20 years of follow-up included a total of 14,407 participants, of which 2,435 reported having a cat. The relative risk of all deaths, deaths ...

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