How Pets Can Ease Stress

Individuals who own pets have frequently testified of how much fun and affection they get around them and how they come with powerful mental and physical benefits in their health, especially dogs they help greatly in reducing stress, depression, anxiety and loneliness.

Even encourage playfulness and exercise, children who care for dogs can grow up feeling more secure. Pet can be a great companion for older adult too. Research suggests that staying around animals can help lower stress level. According to Arden Moore, an author of many pets’ books, “there is something about the animal kingdom that possesses the ability for us to enjoy the life a little better.”

So there is a great relieve when we spend time with our pet, or bird watching activities, keeping a dog as therapy or even visiting the zoo once in a while to watch the beautiful gliding of animals on tress and caves can really go a long way to helping an individual overcome and lower stress.

Dogs can help greatly more than other animals to cope with stress. They are believed to have the perfect acuteness to easily attune to both the behavioral and emotional states of humans. Like any close friend a loyal dog can gauge one’s emotional state to understand how one is feeling and thinking.

1. Studies have revealed that a great number of dog owners have been found to

• Less likely suffer from anxiety than individuals without pets.
• Their blood pressure is always lower in stressful events or activities than others who don’t keep pets.
• Playing around your pets like dog or cat can elevate your dopamine and serotonin, which helps to relax and calm the body.
• Patients with heart attacks who keep pets survive longer than those without.
• Study has revealed that individuals who have hypertension then eventually keep dogs from shelter always have their blood pressure lowered within months. And each time you take your pet out for a walk  your body unconsciously becomes free. Adopting important lifestyle changes of keeping a pet can play an important role in dealing with stress, depression, bipolar, anxiety and PTSD.

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