Internal Clocks Keep Us Healthy

Internal Clocks Keep Us Healthy

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 648 , Segment 3

Episode: Is Russia Really a Threat?, Racism in the NFL, Internal Clocks

  • Sep 27, 2017 11:00 pm
  • 17:47 mins

Guest: Carrie Partch, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Cruz The problem with jet lag is not just that you’re tired, it’s that, no matter how tired you are, your body won’t sleep when it’s nighttime. Your internal clock is all messed up. And that’s not just a metaphor. Almost every cell in your body has a timing mechanism – a clock – with the ability to affect your sleep, your weight and even how well medicine works for you.

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