What is “Sick Building Syndrome?”

Author: Denise Perreault
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From time to time, people might find that they are sick of their job. But it turns out that sometimes, your job could actually be making you sick. Perfect example: I had a friend in high school who worked in an office on the weekends to save up to buy a car, and she used to complain to me that every day she had to work, she found herself getting headaches and watery eyes while she was there. She joked that maybe she was allergic to work, but it turns out that she might’ve been partially right; it very well could’ve been “sick building syndrome” that she was experiencing, which can cause symptoms like those you get when you have allergies.

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