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Angus C. Burns, Richa Saxena, Céline Vetter, Andrew J.K. Phillips, Jacqueline M. Lane, Sean Cain,Time spent in outdoor light is associated with mood, sleep, and circadian rhythm-related outcomes: a cross-sectional and longitudinal study in over 400,000 UK Biobank participants, Journal of Affective Disorders, 2021, ISSN 0165-0327 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2021.08.056.(https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0165032721008612) Highlights Greater time in outdoor light was associated...
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Source: HARVARD HEALTH BLOG May 13, 2020 By: Lawrence Epstein, MD, ContributorBy: Syed Moin Hassan, MD, Contributor It’s no accident that most people tend to sleep at night and are awake during the day. Our sleep-wake cycle is determined by our circadian rhythm, the body’s internal clock. Like old-time clocks, this internal clock needs to be reset every day,...
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Kannan Ramar, Raman K. Malhotra, Kelly A. Carden, Jennifer L. Martin, Fariha Abbasi-Feinberg, R. Nisha Aurora, Vishesh K. Kapur, Eric J. Olson, Carol L. Rosen, James A. Rowley, Anita V. Shelgikar, Lynn Marie Trotti. Sleep is essential to health: an American Academy of Sleep Medicine position statement. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 2021; DOI: 10.5664/jcsm.9476 Abstract Sleep is...
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Mendoza, J. Nighttime Light Hurts Mammalian Physiology: What Diurnal Rodent Models Are Telling Us. Clocks & Sleep 2021, 3, 236-250. https://doi.org/10.3390/clockssleep3020014 Abstract Natural sunlight permits organisms to synchronize their physiology to the external world. However, in current times, natural sunlight has been replaced by artificial light in both day and nighttime. While in the daytime, indoor artificial light...
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Embrace the New Year unplugged,relaxed and rested. Here are some of the positive effects your child can experience when liberated from screens for a few weeks: Reduction of neuropsychiatric phenomenon, like tics, seizures (all kinds), and headaches Decreased time spent in fight-or-flight, and more time spent in healing states Improved sleep: more time spent in...
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