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Having a purpose in life may improve health of aging brain

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Having a strong sense that your life has meaning and direction may make you less likely to develop areas of brain damage caused by blockages in blood flow as you age. This research is reported in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke.

When a blockage interrupts […]

March 19th, 2015|Categories: Health|Tags: , , , |8 Comments

Sense of purpose may lower risk of death, heart attack, stroke

Those who possess a low sense of purpose in life are more likely to die or have heart attacks or strokes.

Having a sense of purpose in life is a component of psychological well-being and is linked to finding meaning that aligns with a person’s values and goals, according to […]

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