A bad marriage could actually be bad for the heart

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EAST LANSING, Michigan - Researchers at Michigan State University and University of Chicago found that older couples in unhappy marriages are at greater risk for heart disease than those who are in marital bliss.

In other words, a bad marriage could literally break your heart.

The study looked at 1,200 married men and women between 57-85 years old.

They were asked about their marriage and heart health, like if they'd had strokes, high blood pressure, or heart attacks.

As it turns out, women's heart health seemed to be affected by bad marriages more than men.