In this modernized world with manufacturing companies providing jobs to employees at all hours of the night, it is no wonder that some people are having trouble getting enough sleep. As a series of recent studies documented by Health Testing Centers showed, people who worked irregular schedules had a far higher risk of heart attack or stroke . The reason for this is not the work itself – indeed, most of the time it is easier / more mundane at night. The problem is the lack of sleep and therefore, the lack of hormonal regulation.

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Anyone who works the night should make sure to get ample rest in a completely dark room. In addition, receiving proper sunlight and taking vitamin D supplements may help to mitigate the risks of working irregular hours.

Original source – Increased Risk of Stroke and Heart Attack in Workers with Irregular Schedules [Health Testing Centers]

 

 

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