Burnout isn’t a medical diagnosis and isn’t some that is medically treatable. Some research suggests that many people who experience symptoms of job burnout don’t believe their jobs are the main cause.
Most people spend the majority of their waking hours working. And if you hate your job, dread going to work, and don’t gain any satisfaction out of what you’re doing, it can lead to job related burnout stress which can result to a serious toll on your life. Whatever the cause, job burnout can affect your physical and mental health. Consider how to know if you’ve got job burnout and what you can do about it.

Alienation from work-related activities

Individuals experiencing burnout view their jobs as increasingly stressful and frustrating.They my view job as over demanding and they may grow cynical about their working conditions. They view people they work with as stressful and sometime get angry with them. They even sometimes feel numb and emotionally distance themselves from their work.

Physical symptoms

Chronic stress may lead to physical symptoms, like headaches and stomachaches or intestinal issues.This may be as a result of internal distress on digestive and nerves system due to stress and job related burnout. Coping with this kid of abnormalities may require you to consider see your doctor or try simple medical check up at home such cholesterol test to keep your health at watch and avoid any illness that may arise

Emotional exhaustion

Lack off rest and enough sleep may lead to emotional exhaustion
job related stress burnout .Burnout causes people to feel drained, unable to cope, and tired. They often lack energy to get their work done and meet what is expected of them.They even fail to relate with their co-worker in a team.

Reduced performance

Burnout mainly affects everyday tasks at work—or in the home when someone’s main job involves caring for family members. Individuals with burnout feel negative about tasks. They have difficulty concentrating and often lack creativity.


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