PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Feeling a little stressed out, Pittsburghers?
Well, there might be a good reason.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Temperatures To Soar, Stretch Of Sunny Days Expected
A new report by Sharecare, an online health and wellness community, ranks Pittsburgh is one of the most stressed out cities in the country.
The Steel City ranks third on the list behind only Greenville, S.C., and Louisville, Ky.
Dr. Keith Roach, chief medical officer of Sharecare, says: “High levels of continuous stress can raise your blood pressure, harm your immune system and increase your risk of heart attack and stroke. It’s also important to keep in mind that moderate stress isn’t a bad thing, as our performance levels are higher with a little bit of stress than with no stress at all.”READ MORE: 'Dramatically More Infectious': Medical Expert Dr. David Agus Warns Of Risks Of Delta Variant
The city where people stress the least? According to the study, that’s San Diego, Calif.
Here’s the rankings:
- Greenville, S.C.
- Louisville, Ky.
- Hartford, Conn.
- Nashville, Tenn.
- Salt Lake City
- Knoxville, Tenn.
- Greensboro, NC
- Las Vegas
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- San Diego
- Austin, Texas
- Kansas City, Mo
- Sacramento, Calif.
- San Francisco
- Memphis, Tenn.
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