Being around a pet is good for heart, And not figuratively. It’s not just the humor that follows it, but just the cardiac muscle! A draw special benefits affection and care its own animal, it’s a dog, a cat, a bunny or a classic red fish, especially the people are suffering from chronic diseases, And find out were the Japanese researchers of Kitasato University in Kanagawa, thanks to a study published American Journal of Cardiology. To reach their conclusions beautiful, the scientists involved in a survey of 191 workers who suffer from diabetes, hypertension or cholesterol high, the space of 24 hours duration.
Comparisons of examinations, Showed that pet owners had the characteristic to a greater variability heart rate than those who had none. A healthier heart is in fact able to change its frequency in response to various stresses, such as increasing the beats under conditions of stress.
What exactly is the connection between caring for a pet and have a heart stronger even in the presence of chronic diseases is not yet clear, but some hypothesis is advanced: “My guess is that animals have a role of social support, help reduce stress and may satisfy some, although obviously not all, of the social needs of the company, “said Judith Siegel, a professor at the UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles.
It is not the first time we observe that the next to have an animal would help humans to live in better health and to address some specific issues, not surprisingly, the pet therapy is now used in many hospitals and rehabilitation also Italian, and recently she created quite a (positive), the ruling that allowed the entry of a pet in a hospital.