IS YOUR JOB KILLING YOU?
“Take Control of Your Health Naturally”
Is Your Job Kill You?
It’s no secret that working long hours can take a toll on your’ mood, stress level, and even your waistline. Now, a new study suggests a hidden heart danger, as well. People who put in more than 55 hours a week on the job may have an increased risk of developing an irregular heart rhythm linked to stroke and other health problems as compared to those who work 40 hours or less.
Job stress can fray nerves, keep you up at night, and contribute to health problems such as heart disease and depression. Chronic job strain can put both your physical and emotional health at risk. If someone has difficulty with this balance then they’re going to be cutting back wherever they can including on important components of a healthy lifestyle, like getting enough sleep, shopping for and preparing healthy food, and exercising
When someone is stressed at work, they could have a higher pulse, hypertension, higher blood pressure. If these things happen chronically, they can worsen as well as worsen an existing condition. Feeling a lack of control in the workplace or not enough support from a supervisor may lead to feelings of helplessness, which in turn can spiral into depression. This is associated with poor health conditions and increases in mortality rates from all causes.
Take control: Prioritize your workday. Go home to your family. Take time for yourself. Your life is worth it.