Night shifts may be responsible for your sleep disorder
if you are a doctor ,policeofficer ,factory woorker or anyone have to work night shifts or rotating shifts you are unfortunately exposed to have work shift sleep disorder.
generally not all who work night or rotating shifts suffer from this disorder but whom suffer from it are at higher risk of accidents due to the lack of sleep &concentration ,lack of energy .be more irritable &anxiety and affects the body overall health condition.
signs of work shift sleep disorder
feeling redundant desire to sleep during your work time .
insomnia and unable to fall asleep when back home.
loss of energy and unability to concentrate.
?why you feel asleep during your night shifts
inside everyone of us there is a biological clock that is controlled by acenter in our brain ,this clock is programmed that the body rest time is at night and is stimulated during daytime by sunlight when you work at night you work against your nature ,and the biological clock take time to use to new situation.but this is different from person to another ,some people adapt easily than others.but it become harder when you work rotating shifts as the biological clock feel more confused .
here are some advises to avoid &treat wok shift sleep disorder and give you better sleep time
try not to take many night shifts in connection but separate them with several days to give yourself a chance to have sleep &repair your body.
try to avoid rotating shifts as possible ,if you can't start your schedule by day shifts then evening then night ones act not vice versa.
avoid long distances travel that take from your sleep time
-during your night shift ,make your workplace brightly-lighted
you could have one cup of coffee or tea in the start of your night shift but don't exceed that to be able to sleep when you erturn home.
avoid bright light in your way back home , wear ahat &sun glassesto keep away sunlight and don't stop in your way to make any tasks.
committe to specific time for sleeping &waking up.
ask your family to keep a quiet atmosphere while you are sleeping.
make your sleeping room dark when you try to sleep at daytime as sunlight stimulates brain while you are trying to sleep.
if this tips doesn't help you with your work sleep disorders
you would better discuss that with your doctor ,he may prescribe you medications that make you alert at time of work and help you sleep at sleeping time ,but it is better to try this tips for sometime before taking medications.