The bedroom battleground: Four in ten snorers argue with their partner over the noise while a quarter don't share a bed Some 41% of snorers engage in regular night-time tussles with partnersMore than half of people have never tried anything to tackle the problemAround one quarter of women and four in ten men are frequent snorers By Ben Spencer PUBLISHED: 00:25 GMT, 22 April 2013 | UPDATED: 00:25 GMT, 22 April 2013 Bedtime should be a blissful part of any happy couple’s day, the bedroom a safe haven where partners snuggle up before drifting into a peaceful night’s sleep.
Does being married really make you healthier Husbands and wives are 'more likely than singletons to overestimate how well they are'Married people tend to overestimate their level of health compared to those who are singleSeem to have a different concept of what constitutes bad healthMay be more able to cope with illness due to the support a spouse offersBy the time a wedded person describes themselves as in ‘poor health’ they tend to be much sicker than a single person Study still supported findings that overall being unmarried significantly increases the risk of death within three years By Katy Winter PUBLISHED: 14:21 GMT, 21 March 2013 | UPDATED: 18:32 GMT, 21 March 2013 A married person will be sicker than a single person when they describe themselves as in 'poor health' For married couples, the stability of a happy relationship, and having a partner to support them 'in sickness and in health', can make them feel invincible should they fall ill.
How a bad relationship can make you ill – by damaging your immune system People stressed about their relationship produced 11 per cent more of the stress hormone cortisol They also had fewer T-cells, an important part of the immune system's defence against infection By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 18:49 GMT, 18 February 2013 | UPDATED: 19:03 GMT, 18 February 2013 Feeling anxious about close relationships could make you fall ill – by damaging your immune system.
Give others the chance to find love too: Transplant patients pose naked with their partners to show off their scars in organ donor drive By Leon Watson PUBLISHED: 02:58 GMT, 14 February 2013 | UPDATED: 08:50 GMT, 14 February 2013 Photographs of naked couples showing transplant scars have been released as part of a campaign urging people to sign up to the organ donor register.
Couples who have noisy sex really DO have more fun in the bedroom Leeds researchers found there is a direct correlation between expressing enjoyment and enhanced pleasureWomen are nosier than men in the bedroomMay be because want to please and encourage their partner or because they have more intense orgasms By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 12:56 GMT, 4 February 2013 | UPDATED: 13:11 GMT, 4 February 2013 Couples who are more vocal in the bedroom have traditionally been regarded as exhibitionists.
Have a happy marriage It may be wreaking havoc with your waistline Study found the happier you are in your marriage the more likely you are to pile on the poundsScientists think those unhappy in marriage may keep weight down as they want to attract a new partner PUBLISHED: 13:27 GMT, 30 January 2013 | UPDATED: 13:27 GMT, 30 January 2013 All wedded couples hope for marital bliss but it does come at a heavy price, researchers say.
It's not all about sex: FRIENDSHIP is the secret to a long-lasting romantic relationship A good friendship creates a more committed, loving and sexually satisfying relationship, say researchers But those who try and satisfy their own selfish desires are less likely to sustain the bond in the longer term By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 17:44 GMT, 28 January 2013 | UPDATED: 19:12 GMT, 28 January 2013 A strong friendship is the secret to a long-lasting romantic relationship, new research suggests.
Why a good night's sleep could save your marriage – by making you less selfish Sleep deprivation makes couples more likely to take each other for granted But those who slept well worked better together in tasks and encouraged each otherInsomniacs are known to suffer more relationship woes By Sophie Borland Health Reporter PUBLISHED: 17:09 GMT, 21 January 2013 | UPDATED: 23:55 GMT, 21 January 2013 If you were thinking of turning-in a little earlier tonight, here’s an incentive.
Want your husband to lose a few pounds The solution is to nag him about it | UPDATED: 22:07 GMT, 14 December 2012 When it comes to the challenge of losing weight, there’s nothing like having the backing and support of a loving partner.
Childless couples have higher risk of dying prematurely but adopting may reduce chances of an early death | UPDATED: 09:00 GMT, 6 December 2012 Most parents have claimed at one stage that their children will be the death of them – but the reverse could be true.