Teren Law Group Menu Contact
Free Case Evaluations Available
Call Us Now At 310-870-0375
View Our Practice Areas

The impact of discrimination on your health

You know all about the impact of gender discrimination on your career. It has been holding you back. You feel like your superiors have passed you over for promotions based on your gender. You know it's why you haven't gotten jobs -- or even interviews -- with other companies. Maybe you also have serious questions about your pay and benefits.

But did you know that facing discrimination can even have a massive impact on your physical health? It leads to greater stress levels and a general state of poor health. In some studies, those facing more discrimination often dealt with chronic issues like:

  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Depression

On top of that, medical experts already know that they can link stress to things like:

  • Asthma
  • High blood pressure
  • Headaches
  • Obesity
  • Anxiety
  • Alzheimer's
  • Gastrointestinal problems
  • Accelerated age

These even found links between stress and premature death. This is not necessarily surprising when you look at the other symptoms. There are clear links between issues like heart disease and obesity, and there is a reason that these two connect to a lot of fatalities in the United States. Could it be that the discrimination you face at work could actually be increasing your odds of passing away before your time, along with giving you worse health in the years that you have left?

Regardless, it is clear that discrimination is not a simple issue and it is something that you have to take very seriously on numerous levels. Make sure you are well aware of the legal options that you have as an American worker.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

Tell Us About Your Case

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Teren Law Group

Teren Law Group
225 Avenue I
Suite 203
Redondo Beach, CA 90277

Phone: 310-870-0375
Fax: 310-543-2303
Redondo Beach Law Office Map

Review Us

It can be hard to take the first steps in these cases when your livelihood is at stake, but know that you have rights available to you. Let us help you determine what you can do to bring an end to your employer's unlawful behavior.