Category: Environmental

Harmony of the Body Clock: Unlocking the Importance of Circadian Rhythms for Optimal Health

Circadian rhythms, our bodies’ innate 24-hour cycles, govern a range of physiological processes including sleep-wake cycles, hormone regulation, metabolic processes, and cognitive function. These rhythms, synchronized with external cues such as light, are integral to physical and mental health. Disruptions to these rhythms can lead to sleep disorders, hormonal imbalances, and mood disorders. Ensuring a stable sleep pattern, daylight exposure, reduced nighttime artificial light, and regular meal times support healthy circadian functioning.