The Gravity of Emotional Pain + Other Stories
Every week, we corral the best wellness stories from around the internet—just in time for your weekend bookmarking. This week: how noise pollution can affect your cardiovascular health; a writer’s call to treat emotional pain as seriously as physical pain; and a look at a physician who changed the way we think about circulation.
An interesting read about William Harvey, a British physician who, in the 1600s, developed a pioneering theory about how blood flows through the body. His observations were both challenged and applauded and ultimately paved the way for further research on circulation.
While the pain of a broken heart may not be as visible as other injuries, Guy Winch argues that we should take it just as seriously.
According to new research, loud noises can do more than startle you—they may have a lasting effects on your cardiovascular health.