HEALTHY LIVING

7 Reasons Working Too Much Is Bad For Your Health

01/28/2012 11:56 am 11:56:03 | Updated Mar 30, 2012

If you're the last one to leave the office, or constantly picking up an extra shift, you may see the benefits in that paycheck, but all those extra hours are also affecting your health.

A recent study found that workers clocking at least 11 hours a day have a higher risk of depression than people working a standard seven- or eight-hour day. And that finding joins a host of others suggesting a link between clocking long hours and serious health problems.

Luckily, the weekend offers us a two-day respite from the stresses of all those long days. Below, we've compiled some of the ways working too much hurts your health, as well as a few of our favorite ways to make the most of your time off.

How Work Hurts Your Health
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