Do teenagers have a different circadian rhythm?

Do teenagers have a different circadian rhythm?

Why do teenagers stay up late at night? Are they just being defiant teenagers or is there a biological rationale? It's a bit of both, but melatonin definitely plays a role. Learn about these challenging sleep years and what you can do to help them.



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April 13, 2021
Babies: When do they develop a circadian rhythm?

Babies: When do they develop a circadian rhythm?

Regardless of your age, the daily cycling of the circadian rhythm is the same. And just as adults respond to external light, babies react in the same way. Managing their light exposure will help establish a healthy circadian rhythm at a young age.

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April 06, 2021
How does magnesium help with sleep?

How does magnesium help with sleep?

Magnesium is an essential mineral for our health and absolutely critical for quality sleep. We need a certain amount every day and the best source is from food. It's not hard to achieve your recommended daily intake. Read to find out how.

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March 29, 2021
How does blue light affect your melatonin?

How does blue light affect your melatonin?

Melatonin is released when our eyes detect darkness. By exposing ourselves to blue light at night, from screens and light bulbs, our eyes don't register it's night-time so the message to release melatonin is not received. Want solutions?

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March 25, 2021
Can melatonin levels be increased with food?

Can melatonin levels be increased with food?

Melatonin is naturally produced and secreted everyday by our body. It's vitally important for good quality sleep. If you want to know if you can increase your levels naturally with food, read on.

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March 23, 2021
How can you increase melatonin naturally?

How can you increase melatonin naturally?

Melatonin is needed for overall health but is best known as the sleep hormone. Without adequate levels or if its release at night-time is being suppressed by artificial blue light, you will experience poor sleep. Read for easy ways to naturally boost your melatonin.

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March 17, 2021
Is blue light harming my kid’s development?

Is blue light harming my kid’s development?

Are my kids being harmed by too much blue light? Blue light is damaging sleep, moods, and brain focus in the short-term. Longer-term, lack of sleep is detrimental to our mitochondria, leading to chronic illnesses such as cancer and diabetes.

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March 15, 2021
How to adjust to daylight saving time - this Sunday

How to adjust to daylight saving time - this Sunday

Daylight saving time change happens this Sunday. This time change plays havoc with our circadian rhythm but you can prepare for it. The best way is to adjust your bedtime routine by 20 minutes each night, starting this Thursday.

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March 10, 2021
Is blue light affecting my kid’s sleep?

Is blue light affecting my kid’s sleep?

Kid's are even more affected by blue light at night than adults are. Their eyes are more sensitive, pupils are larger, and they tend to stare at screens at a closer range. Blocking blue light will protect their sleep patterns and long term health.

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March 08, 2021
Should kids wear blue light glasses?

Should kids wear blue light glasses?

Kids screen-time has sky rocketed, especially the last 12 months. What is all this screen-time doing to their health? Blue light from these devices is disrupting their sleep and causing eye issues. They need to protection and it needs to be effective.

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March 03, 2021
What else is Melatonin good for?

What else is Melatonin good for?

Melatonin is more than just a sleep hormone. It has antioxidant and anti-aging benefits too. Making it even more important to protect its natural production and secretion.



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March 01, 2021
What is sun gazing and why should I do it?

What is sun gazing and why should I do it?

Sun gazing is the practice of staring at the sun directly as it rises and sets everyday. The benefits of this simple act are both physical and psychological.

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February 24, 2021