Optimism Linked to Health Benefits

Optimism Linked to Health Benefits

Previously published reports suggest that positive psychological factors such as optimism are associated with health benefits such as low risk of heart disease and cardiovascular-related death. Authors of this study analyzed data from the Health and Retirement Study. They did it in over 6,000 adults, all older than 50, and they compared the response. They found that optimistic folks simply have less stress which is linked to less cardiovascular events such as heart attack and stroke.

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