October 8, 2012

Stressful JobsWe’re all exposed to a large number of stresses in our professional and personal life, and very often stresses cause plenty of negative responses and biological effects in our body and mind. Despite the fact that mild and moderate stresses are considered useful and can play a role of motivators for greater achievements, chronic stresses are linked to numerous risks and harmful effects, including elevated risk of heart attack and other cardiovascular conditions, digestive disorders,  psychological and mental disorders, sleep disorders, nervous disorders, and other serious health conditions. American scientists from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston found out that stressful jobs causing chronic stresses are especially dangerous in females. As their study has shown, the women who are exposed to high levels of stresses at work are at higher heart attack risk compared to those women who have relatively lower stresses at work. Read the rest of this entry »