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Tips for shift workers

Monday, August 22, 2016

I have to give a shout out to my good friend, Rupy Aujla, otherwise known as @doctors_kitchen, who took part in this blog post, and who understands the true meaning of night shift work! Before and after shifts, people often complain of abdominal pain, bloating, nausea, low mood and increased susceptibility to common viruses. Studies looking at brain waves show that sleep rhythms are incredibly important to health.  Proper alignment influences metabolism, inflammation pathways and stress hormones. So it’s no wonder us night shift workers (I’m afraid to say) have a significantly shorter life expectancy than our 9-5 colleagues. But…

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