Canadian scientists from the University of Quebec examined the impact of working conditions on heart health. They concluded that the combination of stressful situations and low reward for work performed increased the risk of cardiovascular disease in men by 49%. To work published In the scientific journal Circulatory Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes (CCQO).
“Given the significant portion of time people spend at work, understanding the relationship between work stressors and cardiovascular health is critical to public health and employee well-being,” said the study’s lead author, Mathilde Lavigne-Robichaud, MD.
Researchers have identified two psychosocial stressors: job stress and the imbalance between effort and reward.
According to scientists, the tension stems from high demands on employees, tight deadlines and a multitude of responsibilities, as well as the fact that employees do not have a say in the decision-making process. Underpay can include not only low pay but also a lack of recognition or job security.
Experts have concluded that the impact of work stress and unfair evaluation of work results affects men’s heart health as much as obesity.
At the same time, researchers were unable to establish a similar link between work stress and cardiovascular disease in women.
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