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Customer Service Job Can Lead to Sleep Deprivation: Survey

Customer Service Job Can Lead to Sleep Deprivation: Survey

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – Job positions related to customer service can affect workers’ psychology and even lead to sleep disorders, a survey showed Friday.  According to the survey of 13,066 paid workers aged between 20 and 65, those working at customer service job positions complain of sleep problems.  The workers who frequently have [...]

Four Million Koreans Suffer from Sleep Disorders and Side Effects of Sleeping Aids

Four Million Koreans Suffer from Sleep Disorders and Side Effects of Sleeping Aids

CHANGWON, August 3 (Korea Bizwire) – According to statistics from the National Health Insurance Service (NHIS), the number of individuals suffering from insomnia in South Korea has been growing steadily over the past five years, from 289,526 in 2010 to 455,886 in 2015. Of note, Koreans in their 40s accounted for two thirds of the total [...]

Chronic Fatigue Boosts Market for Sleep Aids

Chronic Fatigue Boosts Market for Sleep Aids

SEOUL, July 19 (Korea Bizwire) – With more Koreans suffering from chronic fatigue and sleep disorders, companies developing sleep aids are looking for opportunities to attract sleep-deprived people with products promising improved sleep. Since long working hours and a stressful environment can cause sleep deprivation for many people, as experts say, the desire to get a good [...]

Physical Inactivity and Sleep Disorder Biggest Enemies of Health

Physical Inactivity and Sleep Disorder Biggest Enemies of Health

SEOUL, Oct. 4 (Korea Bizwire) – A study suggested the biggest threat to Koreans’ health is laziness and insufficient or too much sleep rather than excessive drinking and smoking or lack of exercise, as generally assumed. Park So-hyun, research staff with the Graduate School of Public Heath, Seoul National University, said this in her paper “Analysis [...]