Your job really could be killing you, experts have warned. People aged over 45 are more likely to suffer heart disease and stroke if they work in sales, office support or service occupations, a new study revealed on Wednesday.
Their colleagues in management or peers in professional jobs are less likely to be diagnosed with heart disease-the leading cause of death in the world.
While 88 per cent of workers aged 45 and older did not smoke, and 78 per cent had good blood sugar levels, fewer than 41 per cent had ‘ideal cardiovascular health’ in five other areas, researchers found. They discovered a wide range of different heart risk, depending on a person’s profession. Read more..