Shift work 'takes its toll' on body clocks
Published: 24 November 2010
People who work shifts will likely find their body clocks are affected.Difficult working hours can really have a negative impact on people's ability to sleep under the duvet cover, a piece for the CNN blog has noted.
It emphasised that the brain tends to associate light with being awake, so it can be hard for people to see their natural waking hours turned on their head.
The blog continued: "We have evolved to be active in the daytime and to sleep at night.
"In fact nearly every cell in our body has a circadian rhythm, meaning that biological processes have a 24-hour cycle."
For some people, it is easy to get the body used to a new sleeping pattern, whereas for others the process is all the more difficult, the article explained.
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