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Is Stress from Overwork Wrecking Your Heart? - Forbes


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In England, British civil servants who worked more than ten hours a day were found to  be 60 percent more likely to develop heart disease or have a heart attack than people who clock just seven hours a day.  Those who put in three hours of overtime had higher rates of myocardial infarction (MI), angina, and death from a coronary attack.Meanwhile, a team following female nurses in Denmark discovered that those who rated themselves as feeling “too much” pressure at work had a significantly higher risk of developing angina or myocardial infarction (MI).

Not sure if it's working a lot of hours or stress from work that is the cause. 

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