What Are the Complications Faced Due to Shift Work Disorder?

  • Mood Swings: Feeling irritable, impatient, and withdrawn. High risk of depression.

  • Work Performance: Struggle to focus and remember tasks resulting in poor performance at work.

  • Accident Prone: Reduced alertness raises the risk of errors and accidents, including drowsy driving.

  • Health Issues: Digestive, metabolic, reproductive, and heart problems due to sleep loss.

  • Low Energy: Shift work can tank testosterone levels, leading to fatigue and low libido.

  • Substance Use: Some may turn to alcohol or drugs to cope, leading to dependency.