You may already have heard of the Circadian Rhythm and you may be aware that it is this rhythm that makes you feel sleepy at night and helps you open your eyes in the morning.
What you may be surprised to learn, is that the Circadian Rhythm is responsible for A LOT more than that!
In fact, almost everything!
Let's talk a little about what the Circadian Rhythm actually is….
Dictionary.com defines Circadian Rhythm as a daily rhythmic activity cycle, based on 24-hour intervals, that is exhibited by many organisms.
To expand on this, Circadian Rhythm is controlled and can be optimised by 2 main inputs, namely, light and food, or the absence thereof.
You see, our bodies' biological cycles run roughly in 24 hour cycles.
At night, we feel sleepy, we go to sleep and sleep for around 8 hours,HOPEFULLY!
During those 8 hours of sleep, the brain and body go through a variety of processes at roughly the same time every night.