7 Signs Your Job Is Bad for Your Health

Sleeplessness 1 of 8

If your job has become so stressful that all you can think about is how much you hate it and all of the tasks you have to hurry up and get to in the morning, chances are high that you aren't able to sleep very well anymore. If you're laying there, tossing, turning, and heading for the TV or the fridge at 3 a.m. hoping to find the Sandman behind the mayo, you're missing the first sign that your job is becoming a health hazard. If you're resorting to sleeping pills, herbal remedies, etc. to get some shut-eye, you're ignoring one giant red flag.

  • 40% of Amerians are moderately to severely sleep deprived.
  • There are at least 1,500 deaths in car crashes as a result of fatigued, drowsy, and sleepy drivers.
  • Sleep deprivation significantly increases the chances of developing type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and depression, among other severe health conditions