Stress at work and sleepless nights go hand in hand, and the combination of the two increases the risk of cardiovascular disease by threefold in hypertensive employees
Work stress and sleepless nights: a dangerous combination - health short science news

A new study found that work stress and the associated sleeping problems increase the risk by threefold of cardiovascular death in employees with hypertension (high blood pressure).

In comparison, stress at work alone increased this risk by 1.6-fold, and poor sleep alone by 1.8-fold.

Thus, the specific combination of stress at work and poor sleep presents a serious cardiovascular risk, very relevant to the one-third of the working population that has hypertension.

Read the full story: European Society of Cardiology
Scientific publication: European Journal of Preventive Cardiology