A Cat and a Dog Better than Aspirine
Man has always had the use of animals in every way. The latest research confirms just what many felt, that animals can help the man to solve many problems, including health. It has already been proven that socializing with dogs lowers blood pressure, calms breathing, reduces stress hormones level and increases the secretion of calming hormones. Experts constantly affirm that “four-legged friends” can participate in treatment in a very unusual way. Also, cats and parrots can help people who have problems with aggression and impulsiveness.
Horses, for example, help with problems in growing up, the horse can help a child or a teenager in the control of behavior and self empowerment. Even quite calmed people who are encountering stressful situations can benefit from socializing with the animals. One recent study found that therapy dogs can relieve attacks of fear in people who are waiting for surgery and reduce side effects of medication for anxiety. Though various animals are being used in therapies, dogs are still most common and pets of 95% of doctors.