Scientists have discovered how the communication prolongs life

Ученые выяснили, как общение продлевает жизнь

British scientists have conducted multi-year experiment in which participated more than 7 thousand elderly people. As a result, the experts from University College London found that regular communication with friends and relatives may prolong life.

Reports the study showed that 73.1 percent of the participants who have good health after 50 years, at least once a week meet with relatives and friends, in addition, they often attend cultural events, play sports, conduct social activities.

Researchers have linked the extension of life and slow aging with active lifestyle and regular communication with relatives. It was concluded that a feeling of relevance and usefulness improves psychological and emotional background of a person, and also has a positive effect on physical health. As a result of longevity increases.