God has made nothing without a reason and no doubt animals have their own role to play on earth and so do your pets. While there are some out there who cannot imagine life without pet there are many who are not much fond of pets.
While God entrusted humans with the task of taking care of, loving and protecting these vulnerable creatures God it seems also made sure that it is not without benefit too.
Though you rightly feel that taking care of your pets take up your resources and energy do you know that your pets offer you invaluable health benefits? It seems that when it comes to your health you have a lot to be grateful about and be thankful for to your pets.
Let’s see the health benefits that your pets offer you
1) Provide you Companion Ship and improve your Emotional Health
Do you know that your pets provide you with companionship and improve your emotional health? Therefore, research suggests that people who are suffering from depression, stress and loneliness are soothed by the company of their pets and derive great emotional benefit from it.
2) Help Lower Blood Pressure
Research suggests that pets like cats and dogs help lower blood pressure in people with hypertension. Therefore, people with hypertension are often advised to adopt a pet to help maintain their blood pressure.
3) Improve Your Cholesterol Level
Research suggests that dog owners also experience improved cholesterol level as they regularly take their dog for a walk.
4) Help Improve your Heart Health
Since pets help lower your stress levels along with helping you lower your blood pressure these in the long run also help improve your heart health.
5) Help Ease Pain
Petting your pet results in the release of hormone endorphins which is associated with pain relief. Similarly, pets also help distract your attention from pain.