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Bad marriage bad for women's hearts

Posted on Apr 7, 2009 in Cardiovascular Health

Men aren’t as affected by unhappy relationships, study shows updated 11:00 a.m. ET, Thurs., March. 5, 2009 An unhappy marriage can weigh heavily on anyone’s heart, but apparently women may suffer the most ill health effects related to heart disease, stroke and diabetes. Women who felt depressed in strained marriages faced a boosted risk of hypertension, waistline obesity, high blood sugar, high triglycerides and low levels of “good cholesterol” HDL – five factors of metabolic syndrome. Male spouses who felt similarly down in the dumps did not see similar risks....

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