Women working in "male" professions are often confronted with inequality, and doubts about their competence, sexual harassment, and, as a consequence of chronic stress. This writes Science World Report.
Women in this work fall into social isolation, with their opinion sometimes not considered. In some cases, everything is completely the opposite: the woman pays too much attention. Chronic stress thus increases the risk of virtually all diseases, from diabetes to mental illness.
The study involved women with a "male" job. The levels of the hormone cortisol, which determines the stress in the body at the bottom was significantly higher than in the control group. And regular mental and physical stress ruin the organism, lead to chronic diseases. However, for any job there are exceptions. Some women feel in such conditions quite comfortably.