As stated by researchers from the University of California, the ability of people to forgiveness can help them to protect from increasing blood pressure and reducing the risk of developing hypertension or migrate heart attack and stroke.
To participate in a scientific experiment took two hundred volunteers. The subjects were a few times to remember an instance when they had a grudge against his friends. Volunteers from one of the groups were asked to recall the situation when they forgive the offense. All this time the pressure and rhythm of the heartbeat was measured by special instruments. It was found that vspomnivse offense committed more instances of increased blood pressure. According to the researchers, the forgiveness of offenses effectively used for the prevention of hypertension.