Bright Lights, Big City…Big Trouble?
In this struggling economy, many are feeling overwhelmed and becoming distressed. The city of Las Vegas, based upon a recent report, is now, no exception. According to a recent study, the city of Las Vegas is the most stressed city in the United States. A recent study by Forbes Magazine found Las Vegas to be the most stressed city, followed by Los Angeles and then Houston. In order to compile the list, the magazine looked at several factors. Researchers measured the country’s largest metropolitan areas on six metrics that can either cause or be caused by stress: high unemployment, long commute times, long work hours, limited access to health care, poor physical health and a lack of exercise.
In the #4 spot, for the most stressful city was the city of Tampa in Florida and in the #5 spot was the city of Riverside in California.