Economic uncertainty creates panic and stress, which is reflected in increased heart rate and high blood pressure.
In general, the problems of everyday personal and business life generate a high level of stress among people, which further accentuates the crisis or economic problems that they give rise, doubling the risk of having a heart attack, according to a study by the Stress Research Institute of Stockholm University, Sweden.
Stress at work level is related not only to absenteeism, also with bad relationships, a negative organizational climate, antagonism and conflict frequently, causing poor performance and decreased productivity of employees, but also affects the health and raises the risk of heart attack and other cardiovascular diseases, experts say the Mexican Institute of Social Security.
Jobs with a heavy load of stress, he said, are distinguished by excessive demand, unmet needs, long hours, work overload, physical risk, piecework and continuing threat of job loss, of which the pressures are derived and economic problems, reported Salud180.com web.
How does it affect your heart?
According to a study published in the Journal of Cardiology Argentina, economic uncertainty creates panic and stress, which is reflected in increased heart rate, high blood pressure, plaque rupture of good cholesterol and ineffective oxygenation leading to having a heart attack or stroke.
Stress is identified as a trigger for angina and is a major risk factor in the development of heart attacks. In many instances, precede unexpected deaths.