Το να ζούμε σε αρμονία με τον βιορυθμό μας είναι σημαντικό για τη σωματική και ψυχική μας ευημερία. Ακολουθούν μερικές συμβουλές.

Βιολογικοί ρυθμοί και ζωή

Οι βιολογικοί ρυθμοί είναι οι φυσικοί κύκλοι ζωής των αλλαγών στις διάφορες λειτουργίες του σώματος, στις ορμόνες, στους μεταβολίτες και σε άλλες ενώσεις του σώματος.[1] Όλοι οι βιολογικοί ρυθμοί μπορούν να ταξινομηθούν κατά προσέγγιση ανάλογα με τη διάρκεια του κύκλου τους σε:[1]

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