Tight deadlines increase heart risk...

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Registered: 11-15-2001
Tight deadlines increase heart risk...
Wed, 01-18-2006 - 7:55pm
A high-pressure work environment with tight deadlines can cause a six-fold increase in the risk of having a heart attack, a Swedish study finds. Short-term but intense pressure has a bigger impact on the heart than accumulated stress over time. The findings, published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, are based on a study of more than 3,500 people participating in the Stockholm Heart

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Registered: 12-09-2004
Mon, 01-23-2006 - 4:22pm
My husband is on a long term disabiltiy leave because of work stress, he had a break down, and now suffers panick attacks, anxiety attacks, and high blood pressure.
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