Gwyn, The Journal discussed on The Model Health Show

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Another australian study measured the levels of brain chemicals flowing directly. Out of the brain and uncover the people had higher serotonin levels on bright sunny days then again on cloudy ones but that affect remained no matter how cold or hat. The weather was so wasn't about the temperature. It was about the light other autopsy. Studies found that people who died of non psychiatric causes in the summer. When days are longer tended to have higher levels of serotonin than people who died in the winter when sunlight is scarce as just weird art again who thinks to look at this stuff to see and it's just it really evolves from people asking questions because that's what science really is this was all about is having audacity to ask questions you know to put forth the hypothesis and then test gwyn examined the data and again we find out that folks who passed away. During the winter months tend to have lower levels of serotonin than folks who pass away during the longer days of the summer months. So we know that sunlight has a direct impact on our body serotonin production and performance. So what do we do. How do we leverage this. Where's the most benefit. Well the first thing that we need to look at is setting the pace or helping to optimize our bodies. Production of these kind of quote daylight related hormones and neurotransmitters and the production of the evening. One's it what appears to be that getting some early morning sunlight so early morning sun exposure and this can be again just sunlight coming into your home. Ideally if we can get some sunlight outdoors on our skin it really the early part of the day between when the sunrises maybe within that first hour or two to get some sun exposure for at least maybe fifteen minutes helps to set the pace of the production and performance of all of our neurotransmitters and hormones. I so that early morning sun exposure really does set the pace with optimizing these circadian clocks. Again these are clock genes located within just about every cell within our bodies and it's regulated by our light exposure. What time of day it is. It's also regulated by our feeding cycles in many other things but light is a major major influence on this production. So it's helping to kind of reset. Things put it on pace for healthy ebb and flow of our production. So if we can get that early morning sun exposure is the primary thing. If we're looking at optimizing serotonin in typically artificial light is also well noted to disrupt our circadian timing system. So why is this an issue. Today will research published in the journal. Innovations at clinical neuroscience revealed that exposure to sunlight during the earlier part of the day can significantly reduce cortisol levels at the end of the day compared to being exposed to dim light or artificial light during the day. So again that sun exposure helps to increase serotonin but also and this is the cool part. It helps to reduce cortisol in the evening which helps to induce.

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