04 Jul '11, 12pm

Biorhythms: Balanced And Imbalanced Cycles:

Biorhythms: Balanced And Imbalanced Cycles:

The fact that the body, if left to itself, naturally wakes and sleeps on a twenty-five-hour cycle (known as the circadian rhythm) does not prevent us from waking and sleeping on a twenty-four-hour cycle without harm. On the other hand, studies of night-shift workers have demonstrated that their bodies never completely adjust to the reversal of the wake-sleep cycle. Night workers suffer a higher incidence of colds and depression than day workers and tend to have chronically weakened immune systems. What is fundamentally important about biorhythms, I believe, is that they provide the basis for the state of dynamic non-change. I used this phrase to describe the balance of opposites that must be maintained in order for the body to resist disorder. It is necessary that we think, feel, and move in balanced cycles. If you decided to run a marathon and your body insisted on keepin...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/biorhythms-balanced-and-...

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