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Overview of Circadian Rhythm Disorders

Posted by Tyler Britton on Jan 30, 2020 7:50:00 AM

What is Your Circadian Rhythm?

Your circadian rhythm is your innate biological clock that helps your body function in patterns and rhythms. It regulates your natural sleep schedule, and is closely tied to both melatonin, the sleep hormone, and changes in light.

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What are Circadian Rhythm Disorders?

Posted by Tyler Britton on Nov 13, 2019 8:00:00 AM

What is Your Circadian Rhythm

Your circadian rhythm is your biological sleep clock. It regulates sleep and is closely tied to melatonin, the sleep hormone. Your biological sleep clock exists in a part of your brain called the superchiasmatic nucleus of the hypothalamus. It sits right behind the nerves of your eyes, which is ideal for regulating melatonin in response to changes in light.

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Circadian Rhythm and Your Natural Sleep-Wake Cycle

Posted by Tyler Britton on Jun 28, 2019 12:17:35 PM

What is Your Sleep Wake Cycle

Your circadian rhythm is your biological clock. It runs in the background of your brain and manages and regulates your cycle of sleep and wakefulness. It’s also known as your sleep wake cycle.

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Why Some of Us are Night Owls and Morning People

Posted by Tyler Britton on Jun 20, 2019 9:07:49 AM

What is Circadian Rhythm

Your circadian rhythm is your biological clock. It runs in the background of your brain and manages and regulates your cycle of sleep and wakefulness. It’s also known as your sleep wake cycle. It’s an important term to understand when trying to understand how and why your body/brain operates the way it does – understanding which can be critical to getting a good night’s rest.

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