This site is dedicated to the history, findings and advancements of Chronobiology.
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RHYTHM OF LIFE
|1 a.m.||Dream time|
|2 a.m.||All systems in regeneration mode except liver and skin|
|3 a.m.||Intensive sleep phase|
|4 a.m.||Lungs most active|
|5 a.m.||Kidney function at lowest point|
|6 a.m.||The body's systems awaken|
|7-9 a.m.||Hormones at their peak|
|8-9 a.m.||Highest pain threshold|
|10 a.m. - 12 noon||Fully fit and wide awake, brain most efficient|
|12 noon||Time to eat digestion in top gear|
|1-2 p.m.||Afternoon low, time for a nap|
|3-4 p.m.||New upswing:phase of learning & logn term memory|
|5-6 p.m.||Second peak, best time for manual work|
|6-9 p.m.||Regeneration and relaxation, optimal sense of smell and taste|
|9 p.m.||Stomach rests - time to stop eating|
|11 p.m.||Time for bed|
|11 p.m - 1 a.m.||Creativity at its peak|
This website is dedicated to the history, findings and advancements of Chronobiology.
Chronobiology is a field of biology that studies how our body’s natural cycles—mental, physical and emotional—are affected by solar and lunar rhythms. For example, the circadian rhythm, a 24-hour cycle of physiological processes that happen throughout the human body, is a vital cycle in the study of chronobiology.
When these processes break down, or abnormalities occur in the human body, it’s the study of chronobiology that could be the solution.