Going to church is good for you: Services lower blood pressure, research finds Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2078519/Going-churc
Going to church at Christmas may have been good for the soul, but scientists have discovered that it may also be good for the body.
Researchers found that attending services lowers blood pressure – and the more often you go the lower it becomes.
Previous studies in the U.S. suggested the link, but as 40 per cent of Americans regularly go to church its health benefits were treated as a coincidence. So the Norwegian researchers, who had just four per cent of churchgoers among their 120,000 participants, were surprised to see they too had lower blood pressure.
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