This Infographic Lists the Negative Effects of City Life on Health

By: Alyson Wyers - Jul 27, 2015
References: businessinsider & designtaxi
This infographic lists the harmful health effects of city life, in the event you didn't already have enough worrying you. From Business Insider, 'How Living in a City is Terrible for You' gives eight reasons why living in a city is really bad for your health and wellbeing.

The effects of city life include a 21% increase in the likelihood of having anxiety, a 39% increase of risk of having a mood disorder and a bigger chance of feeling stress. Air pollution affects your body, possibly resulting in asthma and long-term exposure potentially causing death from coronary artery disease, heart disease and lung cancer. The constant light affects your sleep and the noise can also be damaging. Everyone is rushing and more likely to be uncaring victims of the Bystander Effect. The immune system is also affected, with an increased chance of developing allergies.