Long hours at a desk job linked to high blood pressure

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In an analysis of data from more than 3,500 white collar workers, researchers found those who spent long hours on the job were 66% more likely to have sustained hypertension and 70% more likely to have so-called masked hypertension – blood pressure that is normal in the doctor’s office, but high at other times.

Source: Reuters

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But still everyone wants Desk Job.

If one can earn Rs. 15000 selling even vegetables , people still would prefer a desk job even for Rs. 8,000 – 10,000 and even spend money on powder – lipsticks to sustain that.


Just a simple one of , amongst the examples is  BPO  /  Call Centre.
Its a bitter truth.

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Common-man wrote:

But still everyone wants Desk Job.

If one can earn Rs. 15000 selling even vegetables , people still would prefer a desk job even for Rs. 8,000 – 10,000 and even spend money on powder – lipsticks to sustain that.


Just a simple one of , amongst the examples is  BPO  /  Call Centre.
Its a bitter truth.

That’s because of social status and respect position in society. If you tell someone you make a living by selling vegetables they will get judgemental leave alone caring to think howuch you make. But if you say you work at an office or so then they will give ypu more respect comparatively

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Common-man wrote:

But still everyone wants Desk Job.

If one can earn Rs. 15000 selling even vegetables , people still would prefer a desk job even for Rs. 8,000 – 10,000 and even spend money on powder – lipsticks to sustain that.


Just a simple one of , amongst the examples is  BPO  /  Call Centre.
Its a bitter truth.

Depends on the physical abilities of a person too, not everyone can sell vegetables , requires alot of hard work in moving here and there and its an illegal thing mostly , so have to bribe officers and what not
On the other hand, you get a permanent job in offices where more stress is on your mental skills usually , so it depends on the aptitude of people
The agony in the lives of hawkers is unbearable for many

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How many long hours? I am curious. Also add the source link please

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