How the vagaries of marriage affect men
A man’s heart health appears to be linked to the highs and lows of marital life rather than the state of the relationship, say UK researchers.
Results from a prospective cohort study of 620 men show little change in cardiovascular risk factors for those whose relationships with their partners are consistently good or bad.
But a more distinct pattern emerges for those whose relationship quality fluctuates.
Specifically, the researchers have found that the ups and downs of marriage are strongly linked to rises and