Tick Tock, Tick Tock – Internal Clock becomes a Time Bomb for Obesity & Diabetes

Holy Hormones Honey! Our endocrine system is the vital connection to circadian rhythms. This is reason why so many women are suffering.  Every organ in the body cycles to circadian rhythms. If this internal clock is off – and it is affected by synthetic hormones, vaccinations and drugs – the whole system goes awry.  Sleep and rest are as important as night is to day.  Sleep allows the body to heal naturally. Obesity and diabetes are just two manifestations of that imbalance.

Our Internal Clocks Can Become Ticking Time Bombs for Diabetes and Obesity

April 2, 2013

Apr. 1, 2013 — If you’re pulling and all-nighter to finish a term paper, a new parent up all night with a fussy baby, or simply can’t sleep like you once could, then you circadianclockmay be snoozing on good health. That’s because new research published in The FASEB Journal used mice to show that proper sleep patterns are critical for healthy metabolic function, and even mild impairment in our circadian rhythms can lead to serious health consequences, including diabetes and obesity.

“We should acknowledge the unforeseen importance of our 24-hour rhythms for health,” said Claudia Coomans, Ph.D., a researcher involved in the work from the Department of Molecular Cell Biology in the Laboratory of Neurophysiology at Leiden University Medical Center in Leiden, Netherlands. “To quote Seneca ‘We should live according to nature (secundum naturam vivere).'”

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Author: Leslie Carol Botha

Author, publisher, radio talk show host and internationally recognized expert on women's hormone cycles. Social/political activist on Gardasil the HPV vaccine for adolescent girls. Co-author of "Understanding Your Mood, Mind and Hormone Cycle." Honorary advisory board member for the Foundation for the Study of Cycles and member of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research.