Video: Sleep Deprivation

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Many of us have issues with insomnia in normal times. In disaster settings, your chances to get a good night’s sleep plummet eve further as the stress, increased duties, and even hostile actors wreak havoc on your life. Those who are sleep-deprived are less alert and prone to mistakes in judgment that can impact their chances of survival. In this video, Dr. Joe Alton tells you all you need to know about sleep deprivation and what strategies exist that might help, even in tough times.

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Wishing you the best of health in good times or bad,

Joe Alton MD

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