Volunteer! It’s Good for Your Physical and Mental Health
Share this While you already know volunteering can be a great benefit to your community, did you know those same volunteer activities can also improve your health and well-being “There is a calmness that comes with volunteering that can lower blood pressure and lower the heart rate,” said Dr. Susan Corzilius, a family medicine physician with Kaiser Permanente Northwest in Salem, Ore. This calmness also lowers inflammation in the body by lowering the stress hormones, like cortisol, she says. “When we lower inflammation, we reduce the risk of many health problems including heart attacks, stroke, diabetes and depression.” Nearly a quarter of the U.S. population volunteers in some capacity, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.…
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