Aug 09

How to stay awake on night shift

By Dr Pushpa Chandra

Are you falling asleep during a work shift and suffering from insomnia during the day? Staying awake at night and trying to sleep during the day goes against evolution, adversely affecting all biological functions as they continually try to adjust. We have naturally evolved to rest, heal and restore our bodies while we sleep at […]

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workplace safety
Jun 10

Workplace safety on night shifts

By Dr Pushpa Chandra

Millions of Americans work night shifts permanently or routinely rotate in and out of working the night shift. Unfortunately, staying up at night affects the body’s natural circadian rhythm, which not only affects the health of workers, but also has the potential to affect workplace safety as well. According to Medical News Today, disrupting the […]

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Apr 21

Working night shift and how to enjoy it

By Dr Pushpa Chandra

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, almost 15 million Americans are working night shift and many will tell of the toll of working these late night hours has done to their sleep schedules and the stress it has put their body through. But getting a good night’s sleep is not the only issue at […]

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Apr 07

Disadvantages to Working the Night Shift

By Dr Pushpa Chandra

As a night shift worker, you serve an incredibly important purpose of taking care of others, protecting society or an organization at night, or running complicated machinery. While your job requires alertness and often times, high-stakes decision making, the hours you work may cause you to be more tired than normal workers because you’re working […]

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