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Stressed Out Britain

Stress ├ęd Qut D3ritain Stress is the feeling of being under too much mental or emotional pressure. Most people will feel stressed at times, but persistent stress can adversely affect both your physical and psychological health. Common signs of stress include sleeping problems, sweating, loss of appetite and difficulty concentrating - --------------- Infographic Created in 2013: Data taken from most recent full year figures 2011/2012 Admission rates were highest among working-aged people aged There were 6,370 18 to 60 people treated at hospitals in England in 2012 The north west had the highest admission rate for stress with 1,390 people given hospital treatment The South West had the west admission rate for stress with 350 people given hospital treatment Work-related stress caused workers in Great Britain to lose 10.4 million working days in 2011/12 based on the Labour Force Survey data. Male workers accounted for an estimated Female workers accounted for an estimated 4.6 million 5.8 million working days working days The Labour Force Survey estimated that the main work activities causing work-related stress, or making it worse were; Workload 200000 150000 Lack of managerial support Violence, threats & 100000 bullying 50000 186,000 cases 61,000 cases 54,000 cases Long Term Symptoms Anxiety Depression High blood pressure Heart Disease Inefficient energy use Increased fat deposition Insulin Resistance Eczema Psoriasis Metabolic Syndrome Loss of muscle function and structure Stiffness Appetite suppression Impaired Capacity to repair ulcers Iritable Bowel Syndrome Soreness Regional Pain Syndromes Osteoporosis Reproductive abnormalities Loss of Libido Eventual immune suppression Increased susceptibility to infectious diseases People fear they won't be taken seriously if they try and hold their employer to account for stress; but every employer has the legal responsibility to protect you from risk. That means they are responsible for an accident at work and mental health, whatever your profession. Brought to you by: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/9536841/More-people-suffering-from-stress.html http://www.nhs.uk/news/2012/09September/Pages/rise-in-hospital-admissions-for-stress.aspx Beardsells htp/www.theupooming.co.uk/2013/01/24/hospital-admissions-for-stress-rise-in-the-uk/ Personal Injury htp:/stressexperts.co.uk/stress-stats/ http://www.hse.gov.uk/stress/furtheradvice/signsandsymptoms.htm#body-map

Stressed Out Britain

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An infographic on Britain's stress levels, the main causes of stress and stress symptoms

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