According to a study highlighted in Fox News, loneliness not only affects mental health but may also have physical implications for bone health. The research suggests that loneliness could potentially weaken bones, particularly in older individuals.
However, this study sheds light on its potential impact on bone health, emphasizing the importance of addressing social isolation as part of overall wellbeing. The findings highlight the interconnectedness of mental and physical health and the need for comprehensive approaches to promote a healthy lifestyle.
“Even prior to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has significantly increased the prevalence of isolation and loneliness, researchers have been concerned about a rising ‘epidemic of loneliness,'”