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Why is marriage associated with better health?

Dr. Pina LoGiudice, LAc, ND
Naturopathic Medicine
Speculations for better health with marriage include increased sexual relations and better social support, which has been shown to help the immune system. One analysis in the British Medical Journal showed that in a study of 918 men, those who had sex two or more times per week had a mortality risk less than half what it was for those who had sex less than once a month.

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