Through stressful lives long working hours and the need to be content with technology, we end up spending a large part of our sleep time staring at screens, resulting in decreased sleep and an overall unhealthy life.
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In the long run, it can become a stressor and cause many health problems such as hormonal imbalance, mood swings, fatigue, heart problemsamong other things.
Nutritionist Bhakti Kapoor explains in an Instagram post that we all have a “biological clock” that is “able to adapt our biological rhythm to our environment”. This is the circadian rhythmand some people screw up the clock by “staying up late, working on computers or” smartphonesrarely go out or exercise, eat processed foodscontinuing to drink or binge in the late hours, and drinking large amounts caffeine stay awake”.
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“Some people have unhealthy circadian rhythms that stem from bad habits or biological differences. Changing your biological clock for your health may take time and perseverance, but you can do it easily,” Kapoor wrote in the caption.
She states that the circadian rhythm tells your body when to get up and get up, sleep, eat and even… ovulate† According to her, there are ways to optimize the internal clock for better health:
* Get daily exposure to sunlight.
* Properly maintained sleep hygiene†
* Dealing with stress in a positive way, such as through meditation, breathwork, mindful walking in nature and sports.
* Eating at regular intervals.
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