They are occupational hazards hardly registered in any medical textbook, but that exhaustion, that pain in the neck and shoulders, that numbness in the legs, the blurry eyes and those sore spots at our feet are one of the most common symptoms shared by the modern women who spend most of their waking hours committed to their career.
Ladies do complain that we are physically drained after a long day at work, but sometimes, we have no one but ourselves to blame. True, a heavy workload can be physically tiring, but getting your work done in such a way that it tortures your body parts isn't compulsory.
Interestingly, women have a significantly higher risk of carpal tunnel syndrome or Office Syndrome than men do. Dr Juthamas Kuesakul, a specialist in traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture at Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital, points out the seven common sins that office women commit on a daily basis, leading to a wide array of health problems that plague more females than males.
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