Having trouble staying awake and focusing when you need to… and struggling to fall asleep at night? You might want to switch up your light bulbs!
Dr. Charles A. Cziesler is chief of sleep and circadian disorders at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. And he says certain light wavelengths interfere with our circadian rhythm, the internal clock that tells our bodies when to sleep, wake, and eat. And that can trigger chronic sleep deprivation, and raise our risk for heart disease and cancer. But other light wavelengths can help keep our sleep-wake cycle on track.
So, when you want to stay awake and …read more