Hypertension is one of the many risk factors associated with cardiovascular disease, the most significant cause of human mortality in the world. In an Australian study with 5,741 patients, researchers found that interactions with pets lowered systolic blood pressures significantly . In a later study, researchers found that pet ownership reduced blood pressure better than ACE inhibitors, a type of blood pressure medication . These two studie
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Did you know that if you suffer from high cholesterol, your pet can help you out alongside a proper diet and exercise? In studies with as many as 5,700 participants, pet owners had significantly lower levels of cholesterol and triglycerides compared to those who were not pet owners. A study with the elderly also demonstrated that pet owners had lower levels of triglycerides compared to those who did not own pets. These are further examples
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