Loneliness is breaking our hearts, but as a culture we rarely talk about it.All of our Internet interactions aren’t helping and may be making loneliness worse.cuts to public health and education budgets have exacerbated problems and were a sign of the Government's "utter failure" to grasp the severity of the public health crisis.
Portland, I reasoned, would offer me the space and time to do my work. Loneliness is not just making us sick, it is killing us. Studies of elderly people and social isolation concluded that those without adequate social interaction were twice as likely to die prematurely.Lonely and desperate for connection, she called a cousin she hadn’t talked to in several years.On the phone, her cousin was derisive: “Don’t you have any friends? He had the impulse to turn the cover inside-out so that people couldn’t see it.The UK also has low levels of physical activity and high levels of drinking, and the paper warns the gains made in tackling heart disease risk being “eroded by the obesity epidemic”.With child obesity rates also spiralling the report warns the downward trend in heart disease deaths is already levelling off among the younger generation.