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An overworked Chinese advertising employee died of a heart attack in his office at the age of just 24. Li Yuan had been working till 11pm every night at the Ogilvy & Mather China offices in the month before he died.
China has the highest number of deaths related to overworking. Nearly 600,000 Chinese workers die every year from exhaustion. The majority of deaths are caused by stress-related heart attacks and strokes.
Conventional medicine maintains that there is no evidence to link mental pressure and heart conditions. However a 2012 study by University College, London, has found that those who become stressed are more likely to suffer from hardened arteries than those who remain calm under pressure.
Read the article here: Advertising man, 24, dies of heart attack brought on by being overworked
on 03 June 2013