Sleep Disorders

Shift Work Can Harm Your Health


It can wreck your body's internal clock

Fix it tip #1

It makes you more prone to accidents

Fix it tip #2

It can mess with your emotions

Fix it tip #3

Hormone production can get out of whack

Fix it tip #4

It can drain your immune system

Fix it tip #5

Kristina Brooks

Kristina Brooks

Kristina Brooks was a digital editor at HealthCentral with a background in animal biology, ecology, and health science. While studying broadcast journalism, she discovered the great need for health reporters that could translate research to the public. In her work, she hopes to use research to help consumers make smart decisions about their healthcare, and empower patients to stay confident and in charge of their chronic conditions. She helped launch HealthCentral's inaugural MythWeek.