Saturday, July 21, 2018

Want to Decrease your Risk of Stroke and Heart attack ? Get/Stay Married !

  In a pooled analysis of more than two million people, those who were never married, divorced or widowed persons had an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease by 42% and coronary heart disease by 16%.
  Not being married was also associated with an increased risk of dying from coronary heart disease by 42% and stroke by 55%. 
  Divorce was associated with a 35% increased risk of developing heart disease for both men and women. Widowers were 16% more likely to have a stroke.
  There was a higher risk of death following a heart attack among those that have never married.
Heart. 2018 June 18

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