There is ample evidence to suggest that being happily married produces health benefits or a “marriage advantage.” These benefits include longer life expectancy and improved sleep (quality and duration). However, a marriage advantage can turn into a disadvantage when a couple isn’t so happy.
A study using de-identified medical data from over 500 individuals provided by
EHE International observed the dyadic effects of anxiety, depressive symptoms, and sleep among married couples. The study was authored by Dr. Tracey Revenson, Amanda Marín-Chollom, M.A., Dr. Andrew Rundle, Dr. Juan Wisnivesky, and Dr. Alfred Neugut.
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