Working more than 39 hours a week could be damaging your health, Australian researchers have found.


A study of more than 7800 Australians has found 39 hours is the "tipping point" when men and women's mental health begins to suffer.

But for working women with other responsibilities such as caring for children and domestic chores, their "tipping point" can come much earlier, at 34 hours. The healthy limit for men is 47 hours, mainly because they have fewer responsibilities outside the workplace. Domestic chores are considered as stressful as working hours.

The findings of this research in Perth showed that, "extreme" working hours (slogging for more than fifty hours a week) has been getting more widespread in recent decades. Recent research showed, 25-to-64-year-old men who usually work 50 or more hours per week on their main job rose from 14.7% in 1980 to 18.5% in 2001, and to 24.5% in 2016. This combined with the impact of computers, mobiles on changing peoples lifestyles is making life more stressful. Time comes at a premium price, and you find that your life is becoming more stressful and time poor. In a phase "you have a full plate". No wonder that studies have found many health problems are related to stress. Stress is the direct cause for many conditions such as: 

  • Heart disease. Researchers have long suspected that the stressed-out, type A personality has a higher risk of high blood pressure and heart problems. ...

  • Asthma. ...

  • Obesity. ...

  • Diabetes. ...

  • Headaches. ...

  • Depression and anxiety. ...

  • Gastrointestinal problems. ...

  • Alzheimer's disease.

If you have a job in the present challenging economic times, you are probably doing everything you can to hold on to it. If your employer asks you to put in 50 hours of work every week, you likely go further and put in 60 or more hours. Today, many people live in two-income households, which takes away the desire and energy for many to do laundry and ironing over the weekend or during their spare time.

Today people have less time available for leisure, studies or spending time with your families. Spare time is at a premium and you should be recuperating from a busy lifestyle instead of ironing. In fact, research has shown that using a laundry, you will save 14 hours per week for a family of 4.


DRY CLEANING LAUNDRY HUB can help you save time and ensure that you enjoy life a lot more than you do. 

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