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how can you fight fatigue in the workplace?

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Dr. Jeffrey Winston
Ophthalmology 40 years experience
Take breaks: When working on the computer, you must take a few minute break every hour by standing up and stretching. You can also do some filing or another activity. To prevent blurry vision blink your eyes every few minutes.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Take frequent breaks: Fatigue fomes from performing repetitive tasks for extended periods. It is usually part of our job description to perform these tasks, but taking short frequent breaks allows time for the muscles and joints (and eyes!) to recover to an extent. For the eyes, lubricating eye drops help, as does occasionally focusing at a distant target every 15-30 minutes.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Fight fatigue: Breath, move, hydrate, take breaks, sleep well at night, eat healthfully and approach your job with as positive an attitude as possible. Keep balance btwn your job and the rest of your life. manage your stress.

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Last updated May 14, 2016

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