Sleep and Shift Work

Studies of night shift workers shows that almost everyone who works through the night suffers from Shift Lag.

Sleep Disorders: Jet Lag

Jet lag, or dysrhythmia, occurs when the body clock is not synchronized with an air traveler’s new time zone, causing a disruption of more than 50 physiological and psychological rhythms.

Sleep Disorders: Night Terrors

A night terror, also known as a sleep terror or pavor nocturnus, is a parasomnia disorder characterized by extreme terror and a temporary inability to regain full consciousness. The subject wakes abruptly from slow-wave sleep, with waking usually accompanied by gasping, moaning, or screaming.

Sleep Disorders: Restless Leg Syndrome

When sitting or lying down, do you have unpleasant or creepy-crawly sensations in your legs (and sometimes in other parts of your body), tied to a strong feeling or urge to move?

What is Sleep Apnea?

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is when a person stops breathing repeatedly during sleep. Breathing stops because the airway collapses and prevents air from entering and exiting the lungs.

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