Hot of the presses we have an excellent review paper looking at circadian disruption as a cause of infertility. There are some excellent takeaways from this paper and they lay out the science nicely. Firstly, the authors lay out how circadian rhythms regulate hormones that dictate reproductive success. Second, they look at circadian disruption in … Continue reading Circadian disruption as a cause of infertility
Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative condition that leads to progressive motor dysfunction. Though we don’t know the cause of Parkinson’s disease, both circadian disruption and physical inactivity appear to play a role. Parkinson’s disease falls in to a category of conditions known as chronic diseases of aging. As the name suggests, risk for these diseases … Continue reading Circadian disruption as a cause of Parkinson’s disease
Magnesium is an important mineral to our health. More than 600 enzymatic reactions in the body require it. Furthermore, the molecule our cells use for energy, ATP, is inactive until magnesium binds to it to form Mg-ATP. A paper in 2016 found that bacteria, plants, and animals have a circadian rhythm of intracellular magnesium. Clock … Continue reading Magnesium is essential for circadian rhythms
Resistance training is a common form of exercise using calisthenics or weights. There are a number of benefits to this form of exercise, primarily centered around maintaining muscle mass and bone density. I get asked 2 questions quite a bit. They are: What is the best type of exercise? Is exercise a good option for … Continue reading Resistance training for optimizing circadian rhythms
When it comes to building strong circadian rhythms, physical activity is the red-headed stepchild of the zeitgebers. It’s easy enough to get outside during the day and block blue light at night, or restrict your eating to a certain part of the day. But by far, the zeitgeber people want nothing to do with is … Continue reading Using physical activity to build strong circadian rhythms
Healing PTSD is a difficult task due to the many mental and physical features of the condition. Short for Post-traumatic stress disorder, PTSD is a repeated stress reaction to a traumatic event that continues well after resolution. Events that trigger PTSD immediately or in a delayed manner include: Rape War Kidnapping Loss of a loved … Continue reading Healing PTSD: The importance of circadian rhythms
Hey folks, the Circadian Weight Loss Program is LIVE!!! And we already have some good discussion going around. Already, members are wisely preparing for the New Year by stemming holiday bulge come on this time of year. Here to kick it off is the first video in the series detailing what members can expect: The … Continue reading The Circadian Weight Loss Program is LIVE!!!
How to fix constipation? It’s a question that people with constipation would love to know the answer to. I know many people look to motility aids as a means to address it. But the problem with this approach is that it focuses on a symptom rather than the underlying cause of the problem. As a … Continue reading How to fix constipation with circadian rhythms
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Post traumatic stress disorder is an unrelenting response to a stressful event(s). While the initiating event resolves, the person’s heightened response to that and future stressors continues well after. This creates consequences that negatively impact the individual’s life. Many factors go in to a person’s susceptibility to post traumatic stress disorder including: Genetic factors Early … Continue reading Post traumatic stress disorder and the circadian system