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Sleeplessness and Circadian Rhythm Disorder (cont.)

Prevention

Control of the sleep environment with regulation of light-dark exposure has been helpful to shift workers in maintaining sleep.

For shift workers, shifting the schedule in a clockwise direction is better tolerated.

For persons who are traveling across multiple time zones, adjusting to the time zone of the new location prior to departure can modify the effects of jet lag.

Maintaining good sleep hygiene can prevent sleep disorders.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/19/2014
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