Shortening Hospital Stays for Heart Surgery, Healings for COVID-19 Patients

27.   Health Benefits of Prayer Source: Health Psychology , Samaritan’s Purse – People with stronger religious and/or spiritual beliefs who had heart surgery and sick of coronavirus had fewer complications and, as a result, shorter hospital stays, and… Read More

Protecting Against Age-Related Mental Decline

26.   Health Benefits of Prayer   Source: The Journals of Gerontology Series – Researchers at Yale University School of Medicine studied more than 2,000 people over age 65 and found that those who attended religious services and/or fellowships… Read More

Protecting Teens Against Meningitis

25.   Health Benefits of Prayer Source: British Medical Journal – Researchers at the University of London in England examined nearly 300 patients between the ages of 15 and 19 and found that attending religious services and/or fellowships was associated… Read More

Lowering Blood Pressure

24.   Health Benefits of Prayer Source: International Journal of of Psychiatry Medicine – Researchers at Duke University tracked nearly 4,000 people age 65 and older and found 40 percent less risk of elevated blood pressure among those who… Read More

Lowering Kids’ Anxiety Before Surgery

23.   Health Benefits of Prayer Source: Anaesthesia and Intensive Care – A test group of 120 children ages 5 to 12 were tested while they were waiting to receive anesthesia for surgery. Those children whose mothers were religious… Read More

Enhancing Satisfaction With Life By Giving Cheerfully

22.   Health Benefits of Prayer Source: Psychosomatic Medicine – Giving help brought about greater benefits than receiving help. Helping others through one’s religious activities increases satisfaction and improves one’s outlook on physical and spiritual lives. Spiritually: The Bible… Read More

Lowering Men’s Risk for Fatal Heart Disease

21.   Health Benefits of Prayer Source: American Journal of Epidemiology – Men between the ages of 42 and 77 who lacked close friends or a social network and did not attend religious services had significantly increased risk of… Read More

Recovering From the Loss of a Loved One

20.   Health Benefit of Prayer   Source: Journals of Gerontology – People age 60 and older, those who believed in a good afterlife were less likely to develop high blood pressure after the death of a loved one…. Read More

Reducing Risk For Diabetes Complications

19.   Health Benefits of Prayer Source: Diabetes Care – People with diabetes who attended religious services, at least occasionally, were less likely to have chronic internal inflammation (measured as C-reactive protein). Inflammation indicates increased risk for heart disease… Read More

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