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  1. 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
  2. photo 8 habits that have hijacked your hormones8 habits that have hijacked your hormonesNews
    , and prostate cancer.Improper sleep patternsShift work, staying up late, and getting up in the middle of the night have disrupted the delicate circadian rhythm that governs our wake-sleep cycle. This has messedRead more
  3. 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
  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 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
  6. photo ‘Tis the Season For Seasonal Depression: How to Fight Back‘Tis the Season For Seasonal Depression: How to Fight BackArticle
    boxes give off light that mimics the sun. Because the light is significantly brighter than regular light bulbs it helps get your circadian rhythm back on track. -Dawn simulators Dawn simulatorsRead more
  7. photo Light Therapy for Eating <b>Disorders</b>Light Therapy for Eating DisordersTreatment
    ). Both anorexia and bulimia appear to respond to bright light therapy. Researchers believe that strategically applying bright light in those with eating disorders may help normalize the circadian rhythmRead more
  8. 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
  9. photo Is Your Smart Phone Making You Fat?Is Your Smart Phone Making You Fat?Article
    yourself to certain lights before bedtime can have lingering effects on your sleep? Humans’ circadian rhythms are set by the rotation of the earth – meaning that we wake up in the morning and get tiredRead more
  10. 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

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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