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  1. photo Biological clock disruption in humans may lead to cancer, study findsBiological clock disruption in humans may lead to cancer, study findsNews
    . They follow a 24-hour cycle, and influence sleep-wake cycles, mood, alertness, hormone release, body temperature and other vital functions. Abnormal circadian rhythms have been associated with sleepingRead more
  2. photo Live in Sync With Your Body’s <b>Circadian</b> <b>Rhythm</b>Live in Sync With Your Body’s Circadian RhythmArticle
    affective disorder, bipolar disorder, and alcohol abuse, among other condtions. Learn how the body clock works and how you can adapt it to your lifestyle. Circadian rhythms describe the cycle humans, plantsRead more
  3. photo Using light-emitting electronic devices before bedtime can negatively impact <b>sleep</b>, overall healthUsing light-emitting electronic devices before bedtime can negatively impact sleep, overall healthNews
    -morning alertness than when reading a printed book." Chang is also an associate neuroscientist in BWH's Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders.(1) What happens when people use their laptops and cellRead more
  4. photo How <b>sleep</b> and hormones affect cancer riskHow sleep and hormones affect cancer riskNews
    production.Melatonin and cortisol Melatonin increases during sleep and has anti-oxidant properties. With an altered circadian rhythm, the body produces less melatonin and the cell's DNA may be more susceptible to cancerRead more
  5. photo Darkness for Health? 3 Reasons to Turn the Lights OutDarkness for Health? 3 Reasons to Turn the Lights OutArticle
    circadian rhythm, or body clock, runs on the light-dark cycle. Indoor electric lighting can have a phase-delaying effect on your body, pushing your sleep schedule later and possibly displacing healthy sunRead more
  6. photo Warning: Cell phone 'light pollution' is taking a physical toll on your bodyWarning: Cell phone 'light pollution' is taking a physical toll on your bodyNews
    clock systems within the cells of the human body. These cellular biological clocks are groupings of interacting molecules that control circadian rhythms throughout the body. While this processRead more
  7. photo Don’t Do Early Mornings? You May Have a <b>Sleep</b> <b>Disorder</b>Don’t Do Early Mornings? You May Have a Sleep DisorderArticle
    . You may be suffering from a sleep disorder known as delayed sleep phase syndrome (DSPS). The Atlantic reports that it’s estimated that 400,000 Americans are affected by this sleep disorder. So, why doesRead more
  8. photo Night owls at increased risk for dark personality traits, illness and depressionNight owls at increased risk for dark personality traits, illness and depressionNews
    is genetically disposed to a certain sleep-wake chronotype that makes them rise with the sun or prefer the absence of it. (1)However, several factors come into play, such as in those who may have sleep disordersRead more
  9. photo 5 Ways to Reduce the Effects of Winter and Seasonal Affective <b>Disorder</b> (S.A.D.)5 Ways to Reduce the Effects of Winter and Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D.)Article
    body’s circadian rhythm and establish a sleeping cycle. Also beneficial for some people with sleep disorders, a supplement of melatonin may help reduce the winter blues. Talk to your doctor aboutRead more
  10. photo This One Vitamin Deficiency Could be Causing Your InsomniaThis One Vitamin Deficiency Could be Causing Your InsomniaTreatment
    to regulate its ‘circadian rhythms’ – the sleep/wake cycles that make us tired at the right times and awake at the right times. We need to consume about 2.4 milligrams of B12 a day receive these benefits, whichRead more

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Circadian rhythm sleep disorder

Disease

Circadian rhythm sleep disorders occur when the circadian rhythm is disrupted or is not functioning properly. They usually affect other bodily functions as well, and not just sleep.Cause The delayed sleep phase type of circadian rhythm sleep disorder is marked by a delay of the sleep-wake cycle as it relates to the demands of society. It is often due to a psychosocial stressor (an event in a...More