Circadian rhythms in neurodegeneration: SAVE. YOUR. BRAIN.

Circadian alterations in patients with neurodegenerative diseases: neuropathological basis of underlying network mechanisms (Fifel and Videnovic, 2020)

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Spoiler alert: sunlight and good sleep are primo here. Sure, exercise and maintaining a healthy body weight are important, but the links between circadian arrhythmia and neurodegenerative diseases are very compelling.

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Evidence is multi-fold: assessing cortisol & melatonin rhythms in patients and their 1st degree relatives, cell culture studies on patient’s cells, post-mortem analysis of brain tissue, sleep/actigraphy studies, etc., etc.

Very consistent findings: neurodegenerative conditions like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Huntington’s exhibit clear patterns of circadian arrhythmia.

I know what you’re thinking: cancer, heart disease, diabetes, asthma, and now this?!

Tl;dr:

Diet tip: circadian meal timing #eTRF

Non-diet tips: 1) sunrise; 2) wear blue blockers. Every. Night; 3) good sleep.


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