What Are The Physical Problems That Can Occur When Working Night Shifts?

What Are The Physical Problems That Can Occur When Working Night Shifts?
What Are The Physical Problems That Can Occur When Working Night Shifts?

Almost all of us sometimes have to stay up at night for various needs in life. If you become accustomed to waking up at night or do not feel inconvenienced, there are still some negative aspects.

Working at night causes 13 serious damage to the body:

1. High blood pressure begins.

2. Weight gain.

3. Decreased brain function.

4. Life expectancy decreases!

5. Leads to mental exhaustion.

6. Decision making ability decreases.

7. Decreases skin beauty.

8. Severe heart damage occurs, and attacks are not uncommon.

9. There is a risk of mental problems.

10. Dirt appears on the face, looks dull.

11. Decreased libido.

12. Causes obstruction in disease prevention.

13. There is chaos in the body clock.

  1. High blood pressure: Several studies have shown that if you do not sleep properly at night for 2–3 days in a row, some changes begin to take place in the body, the effect of which is to increase blood pressure. And in such a situation, if blood pressure is not brought under control quickly, there is no doubt that the risk of serious damage to the body increases.
  2. Weight gain: A 2014 study found that sleeping less than 8 hours a day for several consecutive days increased the risk of weight gain by about 30 percent. Because when sleep is less, hunger naturally increases.Needless to say, the more you play, the more you gain weight naturally !? And when the weight goes up, non-communicable diseases like diabetes, cholesterol, high blood pressure and heart disease naturally come into the body one by one. That’s why I say, friend, if you do not want to get into the grip of a killing situation like obesity, then the plan to stay up at night should be dropped.
  3. Decreased brain power: When we sleep, our brain begins to rejuvenate and recharge itself. At the same time, the various events that take place in front of the eyes throughout the day and the work of storing information in the brain also takes place during this time. That’s why if you don’t sleep properly, your memory will be affected first. At the same time, due to the decrease in cognitive function, there are also incidents like loss of attention and intelligence. Incidentally, several studies have shown that sleep has a direct bearing on our ability to learn something. That’s why if you don’t sleep properly, this ability also starts to decrease. So be careful!
  4. Decreased life expectancy: A study of nearly ten thousand British students found that those who slept 5 hours or less were several times more likely to die suddenly than the general population. Sleep has a direct bearing on heart and brain health. That’s why if you don’t sleep properly, the two most vital organs in the body start getting weak. And if that happens, life expectancy will drop dramatically.
  5. Depression: Several studies in 2005 found that if you don’t get enough sleep day after day, the secretion of the Phil Good hormone in the brain gradually begins to decrease. This naturally increases the risk of developing problems such as depression and anxiety. So if you want to keep your mind strong in the midst of thousands of stress, do not forget to compromise with sleep!
  6. Decreased ability to make decisions: Multiple case studies have shown that months after months of sleep deprivation, certain parts of the brain gradually become so tired that they cannot function properly. This naturally reduces the ability to make the right decisions in less time. At the same time, the chances of improving one’s career rapidly also decrease.
  7. Decreased skin beauty: If you do not sleep properly day after day, the secretion of stress hormone called cortisol starts to increase. As a result, on the one hand, the mind-mood becomes irritable, and on the other hand, the level of collagen in the skin begins to decrease and beauty also decreases.
  8. Severe damage to the heart: After multiple studies, there is no doubt that sleep is directly linked to heart health. That’s why doctors recommend sleeping at least 7–8 hours daily. In fact, if you do not do this, the heart will gradually become weaker. This naturally increases the risk of a sudden heart attack. At the same time, the risk of heart failure, irregular heartbeat and many other heart diseases also increased.
  9. Risk of mental health problems: Studies have shown that people who wake up frequently at night are more likely to suffer from anxiety, depression and bipolar disorder. Even not sleeping at night has a tendency to commit suicide.
  10. Darkness on the face: What has happened is that even after regular skin care, there are acne or black spots around the eyes. Regular night waking may be one of the reasons. This is the same reason for premature appearance of age marks and dry skin.
  11. Decreased libido: Doctors say people need 7 to 8 hours of sleep a night. So that the body and mind can be active during the day. Irregularities in sleep reduce a person’s ability to work. Even less sleep at night increases the chances of people making wrong decisions.
  12. Prevents disease resistance: Studies have shown that people who wake up regularly at night are more likely to have heart disease, diabetes, obesity and even stroke. Several scientific studies have shown that the more people stay up at night, the lower their immunity.
  13. Disorders occur in the body clock: The human body performs its internal functions according to the body’s own time. For example, at 2 o’clock at night, people sleep in the deepest state. Waking up at night can cause chaos and hormonal imbalance in the body’s own clock.

The World Health Organization compares night wake to carcinogen. That is, it acts as a carcinogen. According to the International Agency for Research on Cancer, the World Health Organization’s Cancer Research Division, when there is no sunlight, forcing the body to work or keeping it awake causes the body to produce the hormone melatonin. And it is this melatonin that prevents the growth of tumors in the human body. As a result, people who wake up at night have a higher risk of getting cancer. In other words, sleep at night is very necessary and it can not be compensated by sleeping during the day.

According to a study published by the National Academy of Sciences, those who do not have a specific time to sleep, that is, those who sleep at 9 pm tonight, 3 pm tomorrow, they are at a much greater health risk. Irregular sleep disrupts the activity of one-third of the body’s genes. This can lead to diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease at a young age.

According to the National Institute of Diabetes in the United States, 280,000 young people under the age of 20 are affected by diabetes.

Finally, evolutionally, night is the best time for humans to sleep. So it is better not to go against nature.

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