Why Love Is Good for Your Heart — and Health
Intimate personal relationships are good for your heart health.

Why Love Is Good for Your Heart — and Health

Love makes the world go 'round – or so the saying goes. And research shows that authentic love relationships of all types are literally good for you – and your heart.

February means Valentine's Day – and in the United States, it's also Heart Health Month, a time when we pay special attention to our tickers and what keeps them in good cardiovascular shape.

Abbott's Dr. Srijoy Mahapatra, a cardiologist and arrhythmia specialist, and Dr. Beth McQuiston, a neurologist and registered dietitian, shed some light on the role love can play in keeping you in good health.

Want to learn more about the mind-body connection? Check out "What Science Tells Us About Emotion and Our Hearts."