The benefits of keeping a cat for health, including being able to reduce the risk of heart attack, you know

 The cat's behavior is not only adorable to the owner, but also can accompany everyday life. You also become free from loneliness, deh. It turns out that there are a number of health benefits if you adopt or keep a cat.

Curious about anything? Check out the full details below!

Lower the risk of having a heart attack

According to research published in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Neurology, having a cat can help reduce the risk of death from heart attack and cardiovascular disease, including stroke. This is especially true for someone who is at high risk of experiencing it.

Reduce Stress and Anxiety

Not only physical, mental health can also be maintained thanks to having a cat. Melanie Greenberg, licensed clinical psychologist in the US, reveals that hugging a cat can relieve symptoms of anxiety. In addition, stroking a cat can help reduce stress levels.

"Running a cat can release oxytocin, a bonding hormone or 'cuddle chemical' that can reduce stress," Greenberg says.

That's why when you pet a cat, you feel happy. Because blood pressure is lower.

Helping Prevent Children from Allergies

A number of studies say that the interaction of children and cats can make your little one have a better immune system. Especially for those who are exposed to cats in their early age or first year of development, so they have a lower risk of developing allergies.

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