Ignoring Email messages altogether could have a positive effect on your heart as it will help to reduce stress – a study suggest.
Scientists who attached heart rate monitors toffice workers found they remained in a state if “high alert” throughout the day if they had constant access to email.
But those told they had their manager’s permission to not check their messages for up to five days at a time had much healthier heart rates, Daily Mail reported on Thursday.
Researchers who carried out the study, at the University of California Irvine, are calling for employers to consider mplementing email “holidays”” to preserve workers’ health, the newspaper said.
According to some estimate, more than 200 billion emails are sent across the internet every day.
But while they may have improved communication speeds, there have been concerns that electronic messaging is detrimental to both physical and mental health.