Irregular shifts impact health of workers: A study
News by Editorial Team 06 Feb 2020
According to a recent report by The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association dated 3 February 2020, workers who worked at night, rotating or irregular shifts were at greater risk for health disorders like sleep disorders, metabolic syndrome. The report indicated it all elevates the risk of stroke, heart disease, and Type 2 diabetes. The researchers also pointed out that irregular shifts interfere with circadian rhythm and when it is desynchronized, the individuals suffer from hormonal disorders among other things.