Health by Profession

professions and healthThere are many different lenses with which to view personal health. One that puts the topic of health into a specific perspective is health as it relates to particular careers. Links have been discovered between professions and health conditions. For example, desk work and extended hours at a computer can lead to musculoskeletal problems and arthritic conditions. Professional athletes are much more prone to impact and overuse injuries than professionals in other career fields. Doctors, lawyers and CEOs are at a higher risk of becoming addicts and substance abusers. Below is a list of online resources you can use to learn more about the health effects that different career fields have on their working professionals.