Your circadian rhythm is the 24-hour internal clock which drives many important aspects of your health, and sleeping well is part of this. Learn about how your genes impact your circadian rhythm and how this interacts with other health topics.
An easy way to improve sleep and increase melatonin production at night is to wear blue light blocking glasses before bed. Explore the research on why this is so important, and learn about the different options available for blue-blocking glasses.
Seeing 3:30 or 4:00 on your clock each morning? There could be a physiological reason for this. Learn about the genetic variants linked to early waking insomnia and the connection to depression. (Member’s article)
The World Health Organization (WHO) categorizes light at night as a probable carcinogen. Learn why dim light at night increases your risk of breast cancer — and what you can do to easily reduce this risk. (Member’s article)
Too much blue light at night is standing out as a player in circadian rhythm dysfunction and can increase your risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Discover ways to improve your sleep quality and environment to help lower your modifiable risk.
The body’s circadian clock regulates many different functions over the course of a 24-hour day. The genes that code for different parts of the circadian clock have a wide-ranging effect on sleep, mood, and overall health.