Social isolation and loneliness increase heart disease risk in senior women

Asha Bajaj
3 min readFeb 3, 2022

#SocialIsolation; #SeniorWomen; #HeartDiseaseRisk

As social networks shrink, older adults are more at risk for social isolation and loneliness. Credit: Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science at University of California San Diego

California: During the current pandemic, social distancing has been one tool used to reduce the spread of COVID-19. But data from a new study point to as much as a 27% increase in heart disease risk in postmenopausal women who experience both high levels of social isolation and

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Asha Bajaj

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