Did you know that living a lonely life can now kill you faster than being obese?
Nobody wants to be alone, however, there are many people who live a lonely life. Experts have deduced that loneliness can be more deadly than obesity, and should be considered a public health risk.
A study done on loneliness suggests that people who do not have a good social life have an increased risk of early death versus those who live a busy lifestyle. It also showed that socially isolated people experience insomnia and abnormal immune response.
Social isolation raised a person's risk of death by 50% compared to obesity.