Unconditional love.  We all want it.  Animals give it.  Always so happy to see you.  One of the things an insurance broker will ask you if you are shopping around for Health Insurance Quotes is do you take and prescription medications.  If you have a combination of high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and smoking you may find that your choices of medical insurance carriers are limited.  You may also have your premiums increased by a Medical Insurance carrier.  Another way medical insurance can cost you more money is when the medical insurance carrier gives you a condition specific deductible.  The way that works is if you have, for instance, high blood pressure, and you have a condition specific deductible for high blood pressure anything that medically happens to you relating to blood pressure will have its own deductible to pay to the medical insurance carrier.

WebMd lists 5 ways pets can improve your health.  When your health is good you have greater opportunities to find medical insurance at more reasonable rates.  25 years of research has shown that living with pets provide health benefits.  Pets help lower blood pressure and lessen anxie ty and boost immunity.

Pets help to fight allergies.  “The old thinking was that if your family had a pet, the children were more likely to become allergic to the pet.  And if you came from an allergy-prone family, pets should be avoided,” says researcher James E Gern, MD, a pediatrician at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.  “However, a growing number of studies have suggested that kids growing up in a home with “furred animals”– whether it’s a pet cat or dog, or on a farm and exposed to large animals — will have less risk of allergies and asthma, he tells WebMd.”

Date Magnets Dogs are great conversation starters and help to ease people out or social isolation or shyness.

Dogs for the Aged walking a cat or dog can provide exercise and companionship.  Life Insurance companies ask clients over age 75 if they have a pet as part of their medical screening– and helps tip the health insurance quotes in their favor.

Pets are good for the mind and soul.  In one study, stockbrokers who had high blood pressure who had a cat or dog had lower blood pressure readings in stressful situations than did people without pets.

Good for the Heart.  Heart attack patients who have pets survive longer than those without, according to several studies.  Male pet owners have less sign of heart disease — lower triglyceride and cholesterol levels — than non-owners, researchers say.

What’s not to love?  Lower blood pressure, better immunity, less stress and lower medical insurance costs.