Social Support Helps Heart Patients Heal (Video)

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Patients who are connected tend to heal more wholly. Social support networks play a critical role in weathering any medical challenge. From participating in cardiac rehab programs to volunteering or even engaging in pet therapy—we know the emotional and physiological benefits of a strong social support system help patients beat their illnesses.

Cleveland Clinic’s Leo Pozuelo, MD, Section Head of Consultation Psychiatry, explains why.

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