Sleep Deprivation And Drug Addiction

Effects Of Sleep Deprivation On Health And Drug Addiction

There is no scientific consensus on why people sleep. Nonetheless, there is a general agreement that sleep is a fundamental human need and is, therefore, a critical part of human life, just like food.

According to the National Sleep Foundation, teenagers, young adults, and all other adults should get at least 7 hours of sleep on a daily basis. Numerous studies have established that getting enough quality sleep is a prerequisite for good overall health as well as the quality of life. Additionally, some studies have also established a clear link between getting enough quality sleep and safety.

Unfortunately, many people do not get enough quality sleep and given … Read More

Drug Addiction Among Nurses

The Rise of Drug Addiction Among Nurses

Drug addiction is a disorder that is still poorly understood within many communities. There is still stigma placed upon those that find themselves struggling to deal with issues of dependency. It applies to those struggling with spiraling issues beyond their control, even when they reach out for help.

Some look down upon addicts as people beneath them, those on lower rungs of society to pity. It will come as a shock that drug addiction is on the rise in one of our most noble professions: nursing.

There is a worrying trend of drug addiction in nurses that many people are unaware of. It is a problem hidden in the shadows … Read More