Feb 22, 2008

Why Women Live Longer

So you know women have a higher life expectancy rate than men, right? Some "experts" might try to tell you that men don't live as long due to one or more of the following reasons:
  • Men generally have higher levels of testosterone, insulin, and other anabolics that cause oxidative stress.
  • On average, men consume more tobacco, alcohol and drugs.
  • Men tend to be more aggressive, and thus more likely to encounter violence.
  • Men take more risks when they drive cars or motorcycles.
  • Men only have one X-chromosome, which makes them more prone for X-linked hereditary diseases.
Phooey on all that! I've discovered the real reason why women live longer... and here's my evidence:

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