Researchers found that having a high-strain job raised the risk of an ischemic stroke – the type that occurs when a clot cuts off blood supply to the brain – by 58 per cent. Photo: SCMP

Chinese researchers say a stressful job may kill you, especially if you’re a woman

Study shows that certain kinds of “high-strain” occupations can significantly increase the risk of suffering a stroke.

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Researchers found that having a high-strain job raised the risk of an ischemic stroke – the type that occurs when a clot cuts off blood supply to the brain – by 58 per cent. Photo: SCMP
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