Circadian Rhythms in the News — Helping to Cure the Winter Blues

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:

NPR Story: Light Therapy for Bipolar Disorder

 

NPR Story: Apps Can Cut Blue Light From Devices, But Do They Help You Sleep?

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:

 

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