Most people are aware that proper nutrition, exercise, and relaxation techniques can reduce stress, but did you know that friendship is just as important? Statistics show that people who enjoy healthy relationships suffer fewer incidences of cancer, stroke, heart disease, and circulatory disorders. They also live longer. It is believed that social support, such as that found through friendship, helps to reduce the negative impact of the physiological damage that can occur as a result of long-term stress.
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