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Is Marriage Good For You?

Sarah Best

8th June 2017

According to research, being married as compared to being single provides health benefits such as lower stress levels and can lower risk of cardiovascular disorders. 

However, a recent study from Switzerland also found that being single has its own health benefits but in a different way. The researchers cite that over time married people can become less healthy; this could be due to an increase in stress if a partner falls ill or if a couple goes through a divorce.

READ: Is marriage good for your health? It depends on who you're married to

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