A stressful job could actually be good for your health, experts say
A stressful job could actually be good for your health, a new study has found.
Experts say workers in stressful jobs are a third less likely to die than those with easier roles – but only if the worker is in control of their own workflow.
Researchers tracked thousands of workers in their sixties from 2004 and found that, seven years later, those who had freedom and control in their high-stress role were 34 per cent less likely to have died than those in less stressful careers.
However, the study also found that those who have high-stress jobs with little freedom to make their own decisions were the most likely to be unhealthy and die earlier.
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