Social Rewards, Broken Heart Syndrome, 5 Min Walks
Today you’ll learn about how being close to the ones you love makes your physical health better, how broken heart syndrome is actually real, and how walking for as little as five minutes every half hour can reverse a lot of damage caused by sitting.
Find episode transcripts here: https://curiosity-daily-4e53644e.simplecast.com/episodes/social-rewards-broken-heart-syndrome-5-min-walks
- “Social Relationships Affect How Your Body Responds to Stress” by Jenalee Doom
- “The Rewarding Nature of Social Interactions” by Sören Krach et al.
- “Social Relationships and Ambulatory Blood Pressure: Structural and Qualitative Predictors of Cardiovascular Function During Everyday Social Interactions” by Julianne Holt-Lunstad et al.
Broken Heart Syndrome
- “Why the heart breaks; Medical Associates expert explains broken heart syndrome” by Pamela Glennon
- “Healthy Maryland woman who essentially died of broken heart syndrome brought back to life” By Mindy Basara
- “A broken heart is a real, potentially fatal condition, explains cardiologist” by KGAN
5 Min Walks
- “Short walking breaks can offset the harms of sitting too much, research shows.” by Jarred Hill & Dana Carullo. 2023.
- “Even if you exercise, too much sitting time is bad.” by Robert Preidt. 2016.
- “How much exercise does your heart really need?” by Mary Brophy Marcus. 2016.
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