People who make a place for religion in their lives live longer than others, it's a fact.
Researchers found that non-practitioners had twice the risk of dying in the next eight years as those who prayed once a week.
At 20, practitioners already have a higher life expectancy than others by seven years.
It is tempting to attribute these results to the fact that believers generally have globally virtuous lifestyles - little tobacco, little alcohol, etc. - which increases life expectancy.
Frédéric Saldmann, the star doctor and his remedies for a long healthy life
However, in places of worship, we find the same diversity of profiles as elsewhere: elderly people, overweight or lacking physical activity, etc.
Despite everything, these “at risk” people statistically live longer than those who, with a similar profile, do not have faith.
This is what prompted me to learn about the beneficial aspects of prayer on health.
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