Your circadian rhythm is set by the oscillation of a core circadian clock. Just like the sun rises and sets every day, you have a daily rhythm inside of you, controlling a lot of your cellular functions.
Researchers have recently discovered just how much your health and wellbeing is entrenched in this system of oscillating proteins, rising and falling over a 24-hour period. Disrupting your circadian rhythm can cause weight gain, mood disorders, heart disease, diabetes, and dementia.
Your genetic variants play a big role in why and how you are susceptible to chronic diseases due to circadian rhythm disruption. Some people are more resilient than others.
Recent articles on Circadian Rhythm Genes: