Married men are healthier
A survey of over 1 lakh American adults showed that married men are healthier than single men.
Married men live longer too
If you thought marriage is not so sweet a deal for your mental peace, your life wouldn’t agree with your words. Because the longer a man stays married, the greater his survival advantage over his unmarried brothers!
Smart wives promote healthy hearts
Contrary to studies in the 1980s which said that men with more educated wives died of coronary heart diseases than those who were married to less educated ones, the studies in recent years say that the more educated the wife, the lower is the risk of coronary heart disease, hypertension and obesity.
Marriage is heartwarming
> Japanese scientists reported that single men were three times more at risk of dying of cardiovascular diseases than married men.
> Framingham Offspring Study suggests that married men had a 46% lower death rate than single men.
Increased chances of surviving cancer
Though the link between cancer and marriage is vague, it has been reported by the University of Miami that men with prostate cancer survived longer (69 months) as compared to divorced or widowed men (49 months).
Why you should try and stay married
Strive to make your marriage work. Because while a good marriage can improve your health and survival rate, a marital discord can not only cause depression but also increase your risk of angina and heart disease by 35-40%
Source: Harvard University