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Overview of Shift Work Sleep Disorder

Posted by Tyler Britton on Jan 29, 2020 7:46:40 PM

What is Shift Work Sleeping Disorder

Shift work sleeping disorder is a circadian rhythm disorder that causes sleep deprivation as a result of doing shift work. Not everyone who works outside of the typical M-F, 9-5 shift develops this disorder, but sleep problems among people who work irregular, long, or night shifts are prone enough to developing sleep problems that there is a disorder named for it.

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Getting Sleep as a Shift Worker

Posted by Tyler Britton on May 26, 2019 9:00:00 PM

Are You A Shift Worker?

Do you work hours outside of the “typical” 8-5 business day? Do you work days on and then days off? If so, then you are like millions of Americans who are considered shift workers. Especially in Alaska, the summer season often means a large influx of shift work.

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Shift Work Sleep Disorder – What It Is and What to Do?

Posted by Tyler Britton on May 17, 2019 8:18:10 AM

What is Shift Work

Someone who is a shift worker doesn't work typical hours and days. This means either working non-typical hours (8ish-5ish), working rotation work (changing shifts), or working many days on followed by many days off. Especially in Alaska, summer time means a large number of seasonal shift work jobs.

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