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May: Sleep Health

May is sleep awareness month. Sleep disorders affect more than 40 million Americans, and cost employers an estimated $16 Billion in lost productivity every year. We all know how hard it is to get anything done when we’re suffering from sleep loss, whether at work or at home. This month’s campaign focuses on strategies that can help you finally get a good night’s rest.

Get a Better Night’s Sleep

Trouble sleeping can cause fatigue, moodiness, loss of energy, lack of concentration and many other symptoms that can disrupt your day. Follow these tips for a better night’s sleep.

Sleep Troubles

There are more than 100 different sleep and wake disorders, including: trouble falling and staying asleep; disturbed sleep; excessive sleep; trouble sticking to a regular sleep schedule. Getting the right treatment can help you overcome this very common, yet exhausting, disorder.

Shift Workers

People who work night shifts have the challenge of trying to sleep while the rest of the world is bustling about. Here are tips to make sleep a priority, and create an environment that promotes good sleep.

Beat Fatigue, Better Sleep

Symptoms of fatigue include moodiness, drowsiness, loss of energy, and lack of motivation and concentration. These are not ideal qualities to display at your job. Not only does fatigue make you less productive and less personable, it can also cause a serious safety risk if you work in a hazardous position. There are some strategies that will help you overcome fatigue and the dangers associated with it.