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Workaholism

Workaholism

A Workaholic is a person who is addicted to work, having an uncontrollable and obsessive desire to work incessantly.

Workaholism is assumed to be the same as working hard, but the two qualities are not the same.

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Workaholics have frequent mood changes, are cranky and irritable, having bouts of sadness.

The stress and diet-related factors, which lead to body and mind degradation, eventually make the workaholic mentally, physically and emotionally fatigued. This adds up, leading to burnout.

Another side effect of living to work is pain, whether it is arthritis (joint pain), pain in the jaw or in the back due to the unhealthy sitting postures in the prolonged hours of working.

For workaholics the eating habits take a dip leading to stomach problems, due to irregular and ill-timed snacks and junk food, along with a dependence on stimulants like coffee.

When work occupies all your time and energy, and there is a relentless need to keep working at any cost, it can have some serious side effects.

1. Sleep Troubles

2. Frequent headaches and tiredness

3. Eating disorders and upset stomach

4. Pain in th...

Work addicts experience sleep trouble, with their busy schedules, without realizing that sleep actually benefits productivity.

This sleep deprivation also leads to crankiness and memory impairment.

Work addicts suffer tension and stress related headaches which may give rise to migraines.

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If you have a migrain, place a cold pack on your forehead. Ice cubes wrapped in a towel, a bag of frozen vegetables, or even a cold shower may ease the pain. Keep the compress on your head for 15 minutes, and then take a break for 15 minutes.

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