Before D-2 Reopening the terraces. Impatience is the French middle order of the day, they can meet again at the table outside from Wednesday. A free feeling that goes hand in hand with beneficial consequences on health. Dr. Jimmy Mohammed explained at the microphone of Europe 1 on Monday morning that social relationships are very necessary to stay in shape not only mentally but also physically.
“We are all impatient to reopen restaurants because we have a sense of regaining a certain freedom. But it also has a direct impact on our health. This period has been very difficult and distressing for everyone, because of the crisis. Kovid-19 Social loneliness worsened, especially among the younger generation. No more distractions, lessons or remote work, few opportunities and therefore, inevitably, increased stress. Loneliness and social loneliness are very detrimental to your heart health. Recent studies have shown that people who are alone or who have lost social contact are twice as likely as others to develop serious pathologies such as hypertension, heart failure or heart attack.
Happiness and health are determined by our social relationships
Numerous studies have shown that most socially engaged individuals are generally in good health and at risk of developing depression or a decline in their intellectual abilities. These data are consistent with a lengthy study conducted by Harvard University on factors that determine healthy aging. The main conclusion of this study, which began in 1939, is very simple: Happiness and good health are determined by quality relationships with your family or friends. Beyond re-opening the terraces, we see a primitive social bond.
What about the risk of contamination on the terrace? The probability of Kovid shrinking in an open space is much lower compared to the enclosed environment. Outside, enormous air dilutes any particles of the virus and thus virtually eliminates the risk of aerosol contamination. There is a risk of contamination by saliva droplets, in other words postillions. I therefore recommend that you get vaccinated as soon as possible to get back to our former life as soon as possible. “