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Hungry Spouses Lash Out as Low Blood Sugar Spurs Anger

Serious discussions between spouses shouldn’t take place on an empty stomach, a study suggests.

Husbands and wives reported being most unhappy with their spouses when their blood-sugar levels were lowest, usually at night, according to research released today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Missing a meal, dieting or just being hungry may be the reason, researchers said.