Doctor's Appointment

SLEEP

Wellness.

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Working any shift other than day shift influences your sleep.

As it becomes dark, our eyes notice the absence of light, melatonin is released. This is the reason sleeping at night gives you a better chance of receiving quality sleep; it’s your body's natural sleep time and all of your organ's body clocks are in notion to shift into night mode.

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Being up at night and sleeping during day hours...

causes your circadian rhythm to get out of sync which usually leads to Shift Work Sleep Disorder, or SWSD. SWSD is defined by excessive sleepiness while up at night, and insomnia when trying to sleep during the day. 

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Shift Workers of all ages show a slow adaption...

to their circadian rhythms, internal clocks, and alternative sleep patterns. More than 43% of workers are sleep-deprived, and 62% of night shift workers complain about sleep loss. The National Safety Council states losing two hours of sleep is similar to having three beers because you are three times more likely to be in a car crash.

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Many research studies show a correlation...

between certain diseases, and shift work. Some of these diseases include increased cardiac mortality, mental disorders, such as Alzheimer's, and circadian dysregulation which lowers the metabolism 

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