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How to Get Better Sleep If You Work the Night Shift

Posted by Arslan Hassan on Jun 24, 2022 1:37:00 AM

In industrialized countries, an estimated 20% of the population works in a job with nonstandard shifts. Approximately 10% to 38% of these workers have shift work disorder, marked by intense tiredness when awake or difficulty sleeping when needed.

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, parasomnia, daytime sleepiness, melatonin, shift work, getting beter sleep, sleepless nights, alaska

How Nurses Can Build Regular Sleep Schedules

Posted by Ainsley Lawrence on Jun 13, 2022 1:45:00 AM

Not only is nursing one of the noblest professions, but it’s also one of the most popular. There are over 4 million RNs in the United States alone, working in various capacities and settings.

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, sleep schedules, shift work, alaska sleep, nurses

How Night Shifts Negatively Impact Your Sleep

Posted by Lewis Robinson on May 31, 2022 1:16:37 PM

There are many industries around the world that require around-the-clock staffing. However, if you are on the night shift of one of these jobs, it can take a severe toll on your well-being. From insomnia to heart disease, disturbing your rhythms can cause long-term issues for you. Here are a few ways that it can impact your health. 

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, insomnia, losing sleep, cognitive sleep issues, shift work, alaska sleep

How To Sleep Enough As A Flexible Worker

Posted by Monica Gibson on Mar 14, 2022 1:35:00 AM

Recently, more and more jobs have been in positions with flexible hours, including night shifts. These workers share one common problem: poor sleep due to work, which arose as a result of disruption of circadian rhythms. Daytime sleepiness, trouble falling asleep, low mood, a tendency to depression, and digestive disorders are symptoms of circadian rhythm disturbances that significantly impair quality of life. Ideally, it would be best to give up working at night to improve sleep and maintain health. But if you can’t leave a shift night schedule, you can at least try to reduce its harmful effects. The following tips will help you.

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Topics: work, shift work, work from home

How to Sleep During the Day

Posted by www.Sleep.org on Jun 4, 2021 2:56:00 AM

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Topics: daytime sleepiness, shift work

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