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HSW 67: Sleep Debt – What Is It, And How Can We Minimise It with Audra Starkey
18, Oct, 2018
In this episode I go solo and discuss a phenomenon called 'Sleep Debt', which given the irregular hours and rotational rosters that many shift workers are required to work, is a situation experienced by many who work 24/7.
In this episode you're going to learn:
- What exactly is 'sleep debt', and why are shift workers prone to it.
- Some of the short-term and long-term effects of sleep debt
- The million dollar question - can we pay it back?
- Some tips and strategies to help reduce and minimise this sleep debt
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Audra Starkey interviews experts on sleep, nutrition, weight management, stress relief and all topics relevant to shift work health. This fun, informative and engaging podcast will leave you feeling inspired to truly be a healthy shift worker.