Unhappily Ever After: Stroke Risk Climbs With Relationship Woes

Marital troubles are hard on everyone involved, but new research suggests that for the unhappy hubbies, a bad marriage can kill. In an analysis of more than 10,000 middle-aged men, researchers found that those who reported that they were dissatisfied with their marriage had a 64 percent higher risk of dying from stroke than happily wed men. Single men were no better off than the discontent spouses. "We tend to underestimate how dysfunctional relationships can cause such incredible stress,"...Full Story
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