Studies Find Vacations Reduce Risk of Heart Disease, Improve Mental Health

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Want to live longer? Want to be happier? Want to have more energy and be less tense and stressed? Then take a vacation. That’s what the results of two separate studies have found.

Going on Vacation Reduces Risk of Heart Disease
Researchers at the State University of New York Oswego have found that middle-aged men who vacationed frequently were less prone to to heart disease and less likely to die of coronary heart disease. Translation? Not only is travel good for your soul, it’s also good for your body, too.

Traveling helps prevent depression

study published in the Wisconsin Medical Journal found that women who regularly go on vacation are less likely to be depressed, uptight and fatigued. The study also found that frequent vacations can improve work performance and general happiness levels.

So whatcha waitin’ for? Get out there and see the world!

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