When too much work ends up killing you


Just because bosses send messages throughout the night doesn’t mean they expect you to respond or react immediately, says Dr Yong. — AFP

The Japanese call it karoshi or “death by overwork”.

The signs: a sudden stress-induced heart attack, stroke or extreme mental pressure leading to suicide.

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