According to Michelle Albert, MD, MPH, over 10 years researchers studied the link between work and stress and cardiovascular health in 22,000 women (average age 57). Woman with the most stressful jobs, including those with high demands and little opportunity to make decisions or use creativity were 38% more likely to suffer heart related events such as stroke or death than those with less stressful jobs. Risk for heart attack was 70% higher.
If you have a stressful job: Talk to the doctors here at South Orange Chiropractic Center about ways to protect your heart health, including effective strategies to cope with stress. Have a happy and HEALTHY holiday and year.
Please note: Here at South Orange Chiropractic Center Danna Markson, psychotherapist who specializes in eating disorders and emotional eating will be presenting a 30 minute program on Wednesday, January 9th 2013 at 7:15pm. Stop by and learn of the benefits of managing emotions, understanding the true urge to eat for emotional reasons vs. true hunger, and how to maintain a healthy relationship with food.