Social prescriptions offer patients solutions beyond traditional medicine

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Integrative practitioners looking for additional ways to help their clients cope with loneliness and depression may find that offering social prescriptions helps to improve health and wellbeing. In an August 2022 scientific statement released by the American Heart Association and published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, ┬ásocial isolation and loneliness were associated with a 30 percent increased risk of stroke or heart attack, or death from either. Although social prescribing…