46% of workforce in firms in India suffer from some or the other form of stress: Data

46% of workforce in firms in India suffer from some or the other form of stress

A recent study mentioned that lifestyle issues and overall environmental stress is creating tremendous pressure for individuals leading to heart attacks or mental issues such as depression or suicides, said doctors and experts. According to the latest survey over 46% of the workforce in organisations in India suffers from some or the other form of stress. The study also found that 43% with skewed BMI (body mass index), of which 30% with diabetic risk, 30% with hypertension risk and 46% high on stress. Another major issue in corporate India today is mental health conditions like depression that are not talked . “It is a lifestyle problem. Family or personal pressure, work performance pressure, peer pressure, difficult boss, all of this is taking a toll on physical and mental health of people. And most of it is going unrecognised,” says senior consultant physician at Mumbai’s Dr LH Hiranandani Hospital.

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