The sleepiness cure

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Everyone knows the jet-lag feeling of dragging through the day without having had enough sleep. Nurses are especially vulnerable to lack of sleep when assigned to shift work.

In fact, so many nurses suffer from sleep deprivation that it has turned into one of the most widespread issues affecting patient care and a nurse’s own health. Without enough sleep, nurses are at increased risk for obesity, heart disease and diabetes.

And really, aside from the jolt provided from multiple cups of java or taking medication prescribed for “shift work sleep disorder,” there is really only one cure for sleepiness: Sleep.

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