Long trips are dangerous to health

Every day thousands of people go to a long trip to the city where they work or study, but if such a trip and save your budget on health, they affect not the best way. New research shows that long trip by car and public transport compared with walks or bike rides, leads to serious complications for your health.

Scientists from Lund University have studied the health indicators of 21,000 people aged 18 to 65 years who work more than 30 hours per week, which traveled to work by train, car, bus.

Travel time is one of the indicators that affect overall health, stress, fatigue, sleep quality.

Users of the car and by public transport get more daily stress, they had worse sleep. Compared with those who gets to work on foot, their health was on the level below. And more than spending time in the path, the stronger the negative effects on the body. However, it is worth noting that ride in trains - less stress than to drive on your own. The health of drivers, conducting driving more than an hour, turned out to be worse than those who daily spend in the train an hour of time.

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