A new study has found married people who have had a heart attack are more likely to survive another (or a stroke) than divorcees.
The study showed that marriage provides significant health benefits. Reaffirming other studies that showed marriage lowered the risk of dementia and high cholesterol. In this study they found divorcees were also 18% more likely to suffer another heart attack. The experts believe it just comes down to those with a loving partner were more likely to be encouraged to look after themselves, keep fit, and take their necessary medication.