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Hi Doctor, I Am 31 Years Old And Am Working

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Posted on Tue, 16 Aug 2022
Question: Hi Doctor, I am 31 years old and am working in night shift for a quiet long duration, want to know what are the side effects in long term, also any advice for working in night
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Answered by Dr. Olgeta Xhufka (1 hour later)
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Detailed Answer:
Hello dear welcome to Ask a doctor's service.
I read your query and here is my advice.

Working in night shifts for a long time can disrupt the sleep- wake body cycles.
It can cause sleeping disorders, mood disorders , increase the risk of developing mental health diseases. Also it can cause heart disease, diabetes and obesity.


Hope I have answered the question.
Let me know if I can assist you further.
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Dr. Olgeta Xhufka

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Hi Doctor, I Am 31 Years Old And Am Working

Brief Answer: See details below. Detailed Answer: Hello dear welcome to Ask a doctor's service. I read your query and here is my advice. Working in night shifts for a long time can disrupt the sleep- wake body cycles. It can cause sleeping disorders, mood disorders , increase the risk of developing mental health diseases. Also it can cause heart disease, diabetes and obesity. Hope I have answered the question. Let me know if I can assist you further.