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Shift and FIFO workers at high risk of fatigue

Almost all (97 percent) shift workers are unable to adjust their body clocks between day and night shifts and are missing out on quality sleep, it was reported at the Royal Perth Hospital Research Foundation’s Pilbara Sleep Health Summit last week. Speaking at the summit, Professor Peter Eastwood from The University of Western Australia who […]

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What you didn’t know about fatigue

We can feel tired for a number of reasons: an underlying illness, a mental health issue, or a new baby in the house. But fatigue is more than just tiredness. Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) or myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) commonly affects the nervous, gut, cardiac, endocrine and immune systems, causing a range of symptoms including aches […]