Take care at the sales! Carrying heavy bags can cause shoppers stress, researchers find

Take care at the sales! Carrying heavy bags can cause shoppers stress, researchers findPhysical weight can influence “psychological weight” A study has found carrying heavy shopping bags can boost stress levels Carrying heavy shopping bags can boost stress levels, say scientists. A study found lifting weighty objects can affect mental health, causing people to subconsciously dwell on serious or depressing matters. As Boxing Day sales welcome record profits researchers are urging people to consider the health implications.