disrupting biorhythms shift work

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Disrupting BioRhythms, Shift work: What? 1
In shift work the persons bio clock becomes out of sync with its environment
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Disrupting BioRhythms, Shift work: What? 2
They will be trying to work while their pacemakers are trying to prepare them for sleep, b y reducing body temp and producing melatonin
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Disrupting BioRhythms, Shift work: What? 3
Later they try to sleep but their pacemakers want them to be awake. It can take a week to adjust to new shifts.
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Disrupting BioRhythms, Shift work: Neg affects?
Decreased alertness, reducing productivity and lead to accidents. Sleep loss as daytime sleep is typically 1-2hrs shorter. Leads to tiredness
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Disrupting BioRhythms, Shift work: Knutsson?
Found that people who worked shifts for more than 15 years were 3X more likely to develop heart disease. – Natural study, can’t control variables.
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They will be trying to work while their pacemakers are trying to prepare them for sleep, b y reducing body temp and producing melatonin

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Disrupting BioRhythms, Shift work: What? 2

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Later they try to sleep but their pacemakers want them to be awake. It can take a week to adjust to new shifts.

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Decreased alertness, reducing productivity and lead to accidents. Sleep loss as daytime sleep is typically 1-2hrs shorter. Leads to tiredness

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Found that people who worked shifts for more than 15 years were 3X more likely to develop heart disease. – Natural study, can’t control variables.

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