More stressed countries!

There are several factors that generate stress among the inhabitants of cities such as the economy, worry, the costs of life, health, unemployment, pollution and violence, according to a study published by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) .

In addition, personal aspects such as work environment, family or friendship and quality of life directly influence our mood and nervous tension.


More stressed countries!

A study of International Business Report (IBR) by Grant Thornton suggests that the main countries with the highest level of stress in general are:

  1. China with 76%
  2. Mexico with 74%
  3. Turkey with 72%
  4. Vietnam with 72%
  5. Greece with 68%

The research specifies that the average stress is 56%, which is Argentina's place. In addition, it specifies that business owners in China, Vietnam, Mexico, India and Turkey exhibit high levels of tension.

At International Business Report It is noted that these countries that top the list (Vietnam, Mexico and Taiwan) is where executives take fewer vacations (7 days a year).


Control your nervous tension!

Philip T. Hagen, primary care physician in the Department of Internal Medicine and the Division of Preventive and Occupational Medicine at Mayo Clinic, details that high levels of stress generate health problems such as:

  1. Overweight
  2. Decrease in life expectancy
  3. Alterations in sleep and mood
  4. Low productivity
  5. Increase in aggressiveness
  6. Cardiovascular problems such as hypertension
  7. Energy reduction

Therefore, the doctor recommends exercise, take a balanced nutrition that allows you to release nervous tension, sleep at least seven hours a day, and share the feelings you have in those moments of stress with a friend, family or therapy.

Also, in information published by Mayo Clinic It is detailed that other ways to reduce stress are:

  1. Take control of your environment
  2. Avoid the people who bother you
  3. Learn to say no
  4. Manage your time better
  5. Practice spirituality
  6. Develop positive strategies to channel it

The key to controlling stress is to try everything you can to improve your quality of life. If you have already tried to meditate and do not solve your problem, look for another option; The last thing you should feel is frustration. And you, what technique do you use to reduce stress in your life?

Video Medicine: Top 10 Most Peaceful Countries In The World 2017 (May 2022).