20 Staggering Stats on the High Cost of Stress

Everyone yammers on about stress, especially employees and the healthcare professionals who love them, but despite the big, scary facts, rarely does society ever do much of anything to combat the mores that make it happen. And the issue just keeps on swelling year after year, with money and lives falling victim to its most uncool ravages.

For the purpose of this article, “cost” means more than just how much money individuals and companies must spend addressing stress and anxiety issues. It also looks into how much of a toll it takes on body, mind, and well-being alike; factors which resonate far, far more than the fiscal ever could and result in far more tragic, sometimes permanent, prices.