Items Tagged ‘body clock’

Ask the Doctors - Does light from smartphones interfere with sleep?

May 28, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Does light from smartphones interfere with sleep?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctors: I recently sent my mom an email at midnight, and ever since she’s been after me to stop using my smartphone after bedtime. She insists that the light from the screen interferes with sleep patterns. Is that really true? We’re pretty sure this isn’t the answer you’re looking for, but your mother is […]

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Tags: Ask the Doctors, blue light, body clock, circadian rhythms, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, sleep, smartphones, tips for a good night's sleep


Got the winter blues? All about seasonal affective disorder

November 21, 2016

Got the winter blues? All about seasonal affective disorder

By uclahealth uclahealth

If winter days get you down, you’re not alone. You may have seasonal affective disorder, a type of depression triggered by the change of seasons. People with this disorder tend to feel depressed in the fall and winter, when there is less sunlight and the days are shorter. Researchers believe that the lack of sunlight […]

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Tags: body clock, depression, Dr. Kelly Kang, energy, internal rhythms, lack of sunlight, medication, mental health, mental health care, psychiatrist, sadness, Saralyn Masselink