Looking for love may take 3 months or more off lifespan

A Harvard study earlier this year concluded that men who “matured” in a social environment where women were scarce may have a shorter life span of at least three months. The study is published in the August issue of the journal DemographyRead the Seniorjournal article too.
The authors note that “[a] 65-year-old man is typically expected to live another 15.4 years. Removing three months from this block of time is significant.”
Researchers think they might have an explanation. Searching for a mate is stressful, and stress can lead to both mental and physical issues.  

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Evan H. Farr is a 4-time Best-Selling author in the field of Elder Law and Estate Planning. In addition to being one of approximately 500 Certified Elder Law Attorneys in the Country, Evan is one of approximately 100 members of the Council of Advanced Practitioners of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and is a Charter Member of the Academy of Special Needs Planners.

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