Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Circadian Rhythm and Immunity
It ties in how, if you get sick, the feeling of lethargy happens, how people that have jet lag are much more predisposed to get sick. A few things you can do to influence your circadian rhythm in a positive manner is to go to bed at regular times, reduce the amount of light you start to take in an hour before bed and try to get natural sunlight on your eyes within an hour of waking.
Here is the article, "Your Body Clock Can Determine When You Get Sick."
Here are a few studies, "Biologic Rhythms in the Immune System."
Effects of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms on Human Immune System.