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Circadian rhythm, also known as the body’s internal clock, regulates many daily functions, particularly the sleep-wake cycle. A circadian rhythm disorder is a type of sleep disorder that affects your sleep-wake cycle in one or more ways, sometimes leaving you feeling unrested or exhausted.
If you are noticing symptoms of circadian rhythm disorders in Sacramento or the surrounding area, speak with an expert neurologist at Dignity Health Neurological Institute of Northern California. Find a Doctor today and ask us about our accredited, state-of-the-art sleep centers.
At our Sacramento-area hospitals, skilled neurologists, radiologists, and specialized nurses offer comprehensive care for these types of circadian rhythm disorders:
Genetics play a big role in setting your body’s internal clock and the development of certain circadian rhythm disorders. Other factors known to affect our sleep-wake cycle include:
Jet lag disorder will clear up by itself over a few days. Advanced sleep phase disorder may not need treatment if the person can still get enough sleep on the atypical schedule.
Our advanced treatment options include: