SQUAB­BLING SPOUSES

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Mar­ried cou­ples who of­ten get into rows could be mak­ing them­selves ill. Researchers at Ohio State Univer­sity found that bick­er­ing cou­ples are more likely to suf­fer from leaky guts – a con­di­tion that re­leases bac­te­ria into the blood and can lead to health con­di­tions such as chronic fa­tigue syn­drome and mul­ti­ple scle­ro­sis. It is thought to be due to the stress as­so­ci­ated with ar­gu­ing

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