Marriage May Save Your Heart, Ladies

Study finds wedded women have lower risk of developing cardiovascular problems

by Lesley Kennedy • MORE.com Reporter

Trying to improve your heart health? Get married.

LiveScience reports that a new study out of Princeton University has found that women who have been married but haven’t experienced divorce or the death of a spouse are at a lower risk for cardiovascular issues, including high blood pressure.

The grooms aren’t so lucky, though. According to the website, when men married young, their risks went up. 

Kinda gives new meaning to that whole promising to protect each other’s heart thing, doesn’t it?

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