The ongoing stay-at-home orders due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic are wreaking havoc with patient’s circadian rhythms, and in turn contributing to other health problems. In the last five years, circadian medicine has become more widely recognized in the medical community. The function and health of virtually every organ system is impacted by circadian physiology, from gastrointestinal to endocrine to mood and performance.
This webinar will take explore the intricacies of circadian rhythms from a foundation of circadian physiology, through organ systems and diseases impacted by circadian factors, to the diagnosis and treatment of circadian rhythm disorders. Treatment focus will include the precise use of light therapy, the use of melatonin as a chronotrope, and designing other zeitgebers to support health. Attendees will walk away with new skills to optimize their patient’s health immediately.
Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to: