Presently rounding the rehab ward, praising the Lord, sharing their faith praying for a robust recovery, from their illness, injury or surgery. For now, we know; prayer, meditation, music, exercise and laughter. All delay our trip to the hereafter. Our immune is strengthened and our longevity is lengthened, healing is quickened and our hospital stay is shortened. Proven on brain imaging, limbic pleasure reward system, that is activating and the stress hormones are dissipating, the happy helpful hormones bring wellness, the harmful and hateful hormones spread illness, through the inflammatory factors that now are the root cause of all our physical, emotional and mental maladies.
Studies show hospitals that offer pastoral care, patients have shorter hospital stays, better heart rate better respiratory rate, better blood pressure, oxygen and a 25% less pain.