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3 health benefits you get for helping others

Helping Others Is the Best Cure to Any of My Ailments | RSDSAGrowing up you were taught that you should help those in need. And if you have kept those principles with you, congratulations you are one step closer to being healthier.

The more you give, the more you receive, we have all heard this. You all get that warm feeling when you help other people but there is more to that warm feeling it is actually very powerful. What if i tell you that researchers have found ways in which this feeling is good for your physical and emotional well being.

Purpose of Life is Helping Others

Here are the 3 ways in which helping others benefits you

1) Lowers blood pressure

Studies show that people who volunteer or support others have lower blood pressure than those who don't. It has also been shown to improve heart health. 

 “Volunteers provide opportunities for social interaction that some people, especially the elderly, do not have,” says Gallagher. "These positive social connections can promote healthy aging and reduce the risk of various health conditions."What causes low blood pressure and how to increase it

2) Reduce Stress & Depression levels

Helping others gives you a good sense of self'-esteem. You see yourself as a good person who helps others, therefore you become less stress and depressed.

According to Ms Gallager helping others releases some hormones that make you feel good this includes endorphins, serotonin, oxytocin and dopamine. Happiness Hormones : Ways to Boost Them Naturally

3) Longer life span

With reduced stress we are happier and live even longer than expected bc we are constantly feeling good and that reflects in our lives

“If the stress response of our body is switched on for a long period of time, our body will be adversely affected,” says Gallagher. "This can lead to premature aging and an increased risk of certain health conditions"Healthy Weight for Older Adults

With that being said start giving back today, help your sister wash the dishes, donate old clothes, buy extra pads for a friend in need, and donate old clothes to others.

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