Self detection of risk symptoms of death from overwork

Recently, PwC’s top female students died suddenly because of great pressure. “Overwork death” immediately sounded the alarm for our health. The so-called “death from overwork” refers to the fatal state of workers due to the destruction of their work and life rules, excessive fatigue and pressure, which increases blood pressure and arteriosclerosis. At present, “death from overwork” has increasingly affected the physical and mental health of white-collar workers, which has triggered widespread discussion. The 27 symptoms and factors of overwork provided by the Japanese Research Institute. Come and test them immediately to see how your health is?

To prevent “death from overwork”, we must understand the “death from overwork” signal sent by our body. Researchers from the Japanese Institute of public health have made a detailed study on the high incidence of “overwork death” in Japan. From the perspective of prevention, they listed 27 symptoms and factors of overwork.

The researchers believe that among the 27 symptoms and factors, those who have more than 7, that is, those who are at risk of excessive fatigue, and those who have more than 10, may have “death from overwork” at any time. At the same time, those who account for more than two items in Items 1 to 9 or more than three items in items 10 to 18 should also pay special attention. These 27 symptoms and factors are:

1. I often feel tired and forgetful;

2. The drinking capacity suddenly drops, and even drinking does not feel good;

3. I suddenly feel old;

4. The shoulder and neck are numb and stiff;

5. Insomnia due to fatigue and depression;

6. I am upset and angry at a little thing;

7. Frequent headache and chest tightness;

8. Hypertension and diabetes occur, and ECG test results are abnormal;

9. Large changes in body weight, sudden lean or fat;

10. Drinking at dinner almost every night;

11. Drink more than 5 cups of coffee a day;

12. Often do not eat breakfast or eat at irregular times;

13. I like fried food;

14. Smoking more than 30 cigarettes a day;

15. More than half of them do not go home at 10 pm or go home after 12 pm;

16. One way commuting takes more than 2 hours;

17. I haven’t sweated during sports in recent years;

18. Feel good and don’t see a doctor;

19. Work more than 10 hours a day;

20. I also work on weekends;

21. Travel frequently and stay at home only two or three days a week;

22. Many night shifts and irregular working hours;

23. Recent job transfer or change;

24. Promotion or increased workload;

25. There has been a sudden increase in overtime recently;

26. Sudden deterioration of interpersonal relationship;

27. Recent work mistakes or disagreements.

How to get rid of excessive fatigue? For how to get rid of excessive fatigue, experts give the following prescription:

1. Method of eliminating mental fatigue:

Take proper part in physical exercise and cultural and recreational activities, and actively rest. If it is psychological fatigue, do not abuse sedatives and sleeping pills. Find out the causes of emotional depression and seek relief. Pathological fatigue should be examined and treated by a doctor in time.

2. Dietary supplement:

Pay attention to the combination of diet and nutrition. Eat more foods containing protein, fat and rich B vitamins, such as tofu, milk and fish, eat more fruits and vegetables, and drink water in moderation.

3. Rest and recovery method:

Set aside some rest time every day. Listening to music, painting and walking can help relieve physical fatigue.

4. Scientific fitness methods:

One is aerobic exercise, such as running, playing ball, boxing, cycling, mountain climbing, etc; The second is abdominal breathing. After the whole body is relaxed, take a deep breath, drum up your abdomen, hold it for a while, and then exhale slowly; Third, do health exercises; Fourth, point massage.

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