Pain and Productivity
We all know that when our heads hurt, we aren’t as productive at work or at home. A study released in the July issue of the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine jives with our experiences.
“Overall, 29 percent of workers reported ongoing problems with pain. Employees with pain scored more than 45 percent lower on an overall rating of physical health, compared to those without pain. Pain was also linked to a 23 percent reduction in mental health score.”