Contributed by Paul J. Anderson, M.D. Getting quality sleep is tough. Anticipation of a call at night is like watching the alarm clock when you know you need to get up early. Your sleep quality suffers. Then a call comes in, and your sympathetic “fight-or-flight” response is activated. This sharpens your focus and primes your...
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Contributed by Dr. Nick Blonien, Occupational & Environmental Medicine Poor sleep quality is a public health epidemic, and a problem estimated to burden nearly half of American adults. Decreased physical and cognitive performance, adverse health outcomes, decreased safety and lost productivity are some of the consequences seen in individuals who are underslept. And as we...
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