marriage trouble linked to health issues for men

marriage trouble linked to health issues for men

marriage trouble linked to health issues for men

The ups and downs of married life can take its toll on the hearts of fathers, according to a new study. The roller coaster relationship between spouses causes blood pressure, bad cholesterol, and weight to rise and fall in men — compared to those who are in a stable relationship. When things are bad and the relationship is deteriorating, blood pressure in men tends to soar. But when they got along better with their wives, men saw levels of their bad cholesterol and weight drop and then generally saw cholesterol and blood pressure improve.

Studies have previously shown that marriage tends to be good for a man’s health and life expectancy. But it has not been clear whether this observed link was influenced by the health of people entering into marriage or the protective effects of the marriage itself.

But to not leave this on a sad note, here are 7 HEALTH BENEFITS OF BEING IN A HAPPY MARRIAGE

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