It’s no secret that many men are afraid to commit or get married for fear of restraint of liberty. But it turns out that marriage provides many great benefits for men’s health.
Research on the relationship between marriage and men’s health is already done since the beginning of the year 1858 conducted by William Farr, the British epidemiologist.
Weddings and beneficial to the health of men is very closely related and there was no doubt. By getting married will make the stress hormone cortisol levels, thereby reducing the possibility of reduced male disease
Chronic and make a person healthy living longer.
The hormone cortisol may accelerate the formation of arterial plaque that will lead to atherosclerosis and heart disease. In addition, stress is also associated with various health problems that promote inflammation and can trigger autoimmune disease.
A study was conducted in 1996 with the title of Marital Status and Mortality: The Role of Health regarding the relationship between marriage and men’s health.
Disebutkankan married men aged 50-70 years had a lower death rate than people who are not married.
This in because men who are married tend to be less involved in risky behaviors such as consuming alcohol and also not taking care of themselves. Also if she already has a child will behave more healthy.
“Although marriage can make someone very stressful, but it will be easier for the person to handle stress in their lives,” said Dario Maestripieri, a professor of Comparative Human Development at the University of Chicago, as quoted from AskMen, Friday (29/10 / 2010).
Based on the research known to potentially affect many aspects of marriage in one’s life such as the tendency to take risks, psychomotor function and coordination and cognitive performance.
Other findings from Fhionna Dr. Moore, a psychologist from Abertay University found that a man who have low cortisol levels would make men become more attractive to women. In addition, marriage can also increase feelings of self-esteem, confidence, reduce anxiety and depression.