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Factors Of Lack Of Sleep

Timothy Grant, Medical Director of Baptist Sleep Center at Baptist Outpatient Services, says it is not healthy to be up so late working and having your brain so active before you can quiet down and go to sleep. "Our active work schedules, the fact that we work so long, the fact that we're exposed to light exposure from TVs, just the light from your telephone can interrupt your sleep at night," he points out. Grant also highlights shift work is a risk factor for almost every single illness related to sleep. Traveling and jet lag and working so hard can contribute to poor sleep.

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