Health Consequences of Feeling Lonely
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Nearly half of Americans are lonely. According to Merriam-Webster's definition, loneliness is "being without company, cut off from others; sadness from being alone." Loneliness is common and can lead to both poor social and health consequences beyond mental health. Women's health expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones talks about the side effects of loneliness and offers suggestions on how you can feel less lonely.