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4 Effects Of Unemployment On Your Health

It does not matter if you are a parent or you are single, unemployment generates in anybody’s economy, but also in their health.

Conceptual image of a young man being kept waiting for an interview

Since the debts, the expensive of the basic products and reduced salaries, can generate feelings that damage the organism.

Kenya stands at the rate of 11% on unemployment platform

However, how can unemployment affect health? Here we say some of them. Get them!

  1. Infarction. According to the study, the loss of employment represents a threat to health, and in particular to the heart, similar to diseases such as smoking and blood pressure.
  2. Depression. A study by the British Medical Journey ensures that unemployed people have a suicide risk between two and three times higher.
  3. Insomnia. According to a study by OCCMundial, one of the recurring illnesses after a layoff is lack of sleep.
  4. Increase your chance to die. A team of researchers from McGill University in Canada and Stony Brook University (USA), states that being unemployed increases the risk of dying prematurely up to 63%.

Having a job is very important, especially in an economic aspect. However, health has a higher priority, since the absence of this, no action can be taken.

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