InstaSleep Reviews Team article notes:
- This year’s Nobel-winning research in medicine was on the gene that controls the biological clock and circadian rhythm, the sleep/wake cycle.
- Outside of good sleep hygiene, including turning off screens before bed, there aren’t many treatment options for DSPD (delayed sleep phase disorder), although scientists are beginning to explore novel treatments targeting the biological clock for sleep disorders, and related health conditions.
A 46-year-old woman with a history of sleep disorder spent two weeks in a chamber with no clocks, no windows, television or internet – effectively nothing to let her know how much time had passed.
This article was selected by the InstaSleep Reviews Team. Please enjoy this read about the Nobel-winning sleep research that investigates DSPD (delayed sleep phase disorder).