In couple, sharing even the diseases

In addition to the descent of garbage or household, the life two could be other traps. A recent British study, people living in couples are more likely to be suffering from the same disease. This discovery could lead to new strategies for screening.

In the same way as smoking or overweight, two life might be a factor of risk of developing a disease. Indeed, live in couple with a patient would increase the risks of the same diseases and not only infectious diseases.

sharing even the diseases

Live as a couple, it is already a risk!

Maladies et coupleIn 1998, researchers at the University of Nottingham observed that a large number of married couples consulted together for a problem of hypertension and had both high records. To find out if this trend was more widespread, they studied couples which one of the partners was suffering from hypertension. By studying about 4,000 patients older than 30 years, they managed to demonstrate that the partner of the hypertensive has two times more likely to suffer from the same condition. This observation so to highlight the influence of environmental factors in the occurrence of hypertension. Continue reading “In couple, sharing even the diseases”