2014: Your IPhone, Android & Tablet Are Impacting Your Sleep. Not In A Good Way

The body has an internal clock called a circadian rhythm, helping you to go to sleep in the evening and to wake up in the morning. Your sleep health and overall well-being is dependent on your circadian rhythm working correctly and remaining synchronized with night and day. The most important external indicator to help keep your body synchronized with this routine is light. When the eye senses light, it sends a signal to your brain to be awake. When it becomes dark in the evening, your body produces melatonin, often called the sleepy hormone signaling your body to sleep at night. The combination of biological processes in response to light and darkness are crucial factors for your body to remain synchronized and able to sleep at the right time. Artificial light is one of the biggest causes of sleep deprivation in modern humans, and, stay with me here, it’s […] Read More