E021 Living Life as a Shift Worker
The human body wants to be alert during the day. Disrupting its “biologic clock” can complicate the lives of shift workers. The “graveyard shift,” 11 p.m. to 7 a.m., is most problematic, followed by the 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. shift. Shift work has many benefits, but challenges are adverse if you don’t manage their negative effects.
The human body follows a 24-hour cycle, called a circadian rhythm, determined by daylight and darkness. Your blood pressure, temperature, heart rate, and breathing rate are affected by this biologically . . .
When To Use
Special issues and stressors associated with shift work and how to tackle them.
How to Use
Health fairs, counseling sessions, waiting rooms, stress management presentations to shift workers.
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