Marriage and health

Author: 
Lav Kumar Singh

Marriage as a source of both happiness and conflict remains in the limelight of the society. In order to explore the effects of marriage on spouse's mental and physical health, a number of prominent studies were reviewed and analysed by the author of this paper. At last, it was found that men and women both can add years to their life in happy marriage. Marriage can even lower the risk of many disease but the main beneficiary from the happy marriage is a Man, about 5 times more than a woman. On the other hand, women are main loser in unhappy marriage because women experience more stress than men in bad marriage.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24327/ijcar.2017.8339.1340