With more use of devices and longer, darker nights, our circadian rhythms are more vulnerable. Those suffering from bipolar disorder, insomnia or sleep disorders and those who work shifts (shift work disorder) are some of the most affected. Here are a couple of interesting and relevant articles from the news this week:
If you would like to learn more about how to regulate or optimize your circadian rhythm, you can ask at your next follow-up appointment or book a Circadian Rhythm Consult.
View the Patient Forms page for amber glasses recommendations to block out blue light. If you are interested in reading more about Circadian Rhythms, see the following blog posts:
- “To sleep: perchance to dream…”
- How To Keep the Winter Blues at Bay
- Is Shift Work Affecting Your Mental Health?