Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion 06 June 2016 Seek out a companion Spending too much time on your own can make you sick. Studies show that people who are socially isolated and experience feelings of loneliness are at an increased risk for stroke, heart attack, angina and death from heart disease. The effects are equally bad for women and men. While there are many benefits from spending quality time by yourself, you shouldn’t overdo it. So if your social life has come to a grinding halt, make an effort to bolster your health, by seeking out the companionship of others. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Lifestyle Should you sleep with a tampon in overnight? Medical Walking linked to lower heart failure in older women Medical Lactose intolerant? Here are a few alternatives to dairy Medical ‘I’m four years old and I have cancer’ Medical Exercise doesn't affect timing of menopause Medical What should you do about that persistent cough? From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Looking younger » Can maple leaves help you look younger? New research has found that maple leaf extract can help you look years younger. Killer foods » Wild mushrooms a 'silent killer' Health practitioners are warning people to stay away from wild mushrooms.