It is common knowledge that women live longer than men. Many have wondered why this is so. This health write-up will give health and science-based research help to explain the reasons why women live longer than men.
Why do women live longer?
Yes, this is a statistically proven fact: Women’s average life expectancy is 74 years and 2 months, men’s is 69 years and 8 months.
But still, why?
The secret answer is in the Genes of women. The reasons why women live longer than their male counterparts is explained thy the genes of males and females. Even male embryos die more often than female embryos.
The X chromosomes (of which women have two and men have one) are much larger and contain more vital genes. The Y chromosomes (which only males have) have fewer of these genes.
Therefore, the occurrence of problems in the X-chromosome has greater consequences for men than for women.
After all, they have a “spare” X chromosome. It is this reserve that gives women that very advantage.
Besides, we should not forget about the peculiarities of men’s lifestyle and occupation.
Fact source is @Health on telegram.