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Does Your Job Pose Hazards to Your Sleep?

Often we’re so busy managing our daily lives that we stop paying attention to what’s right in front of us. If you’re having trouble building and maintaining a healthy sleep routine, taking a closer look at how your job affects your sleep may help lead you to more effective strategies for getting the rest you need. Read More

Working late night

I'm a shift worker and I often have to switch my working hours. This has dramatically affected my sleep pattern and cause sleep problems . I can hardly sleep at peace due to this.

shift work

I am in the casino industry. The shifts that we work are based on customer and casino needs. Typically I work 10 pm to 6 am. I find that on my day off, even though I sleep until 3 pm, I am tired and falling asleep on the couch around 10 pm. And usually I can sleep in the next day until Noon or later. I often joke that it would be worthwhile to work 7 days a week in order to maintain my sleep patterns.

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Michael J. Breus, Ph.D., is a Clinical Psychologist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Sleep Medicine. He is the author of Beauty Sleep.

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