How many times have you felt that your life is depressing? How many time have you driven yourself to tears thinking about your hectic life? Work-stress is a real thing and we all know it. Job-related stress could prove harmful to your health. It has been revealed in a study that too much work-stress increases the risk of premature dxeath among men. It has been reported that 68% men die a premature deathg due to work stress.
Some stress at your workplace is normal but too much stress can affect both your productivity and performance. It can also affect your emotional and physical health, which could lead to a hustle-bustle in your personal life as well.
According to Dr KK Agarwal, the chairman of Heart Care Foundation (HCFI), too much stress can also obstruct the function of the internal system which could result in a heart disease. Too much stress could easily lead to depression. Depressed people turn to alcohol, smoking and unhealthy eating for comfort.
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All of these habits directly lead to cardiovascular diseases. When a person starts smoking, consuming alcohol and develops unhealthy habits- all of this leads to a change in heart rate and makes the heart weak. The levels of cortisol also become higher than normal which can damage the blood vessels and the heart. Conflicts of priorities between work and home also have a negative effect on mental health and this increases the possibility of addiction.
Anxiety, irritability, depression, lack of interest in your daily life, sleep disorders, fatigue, not able to pay attention, headaches, stomach problems, disorganization, reduced sex drive are some of the outcomes of stress.
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