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ADHDinPGH
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Have you heard of chronotypes? Your chronotype is essentially your natural circadian rhythm, as dictated by your body’s hormones that help regulate sleep and energy patters. So, night owl, early bird, etc.

When I was having the most trouble with my insomnia, it turned out my work and life schedule didn’t align well with my chronotype (I’m a super night owl). When I was able to change my work hours, it improved my daily energy and sleep patterns a lot!

Obviously we can’t all just quit our jobs and get a new one or a new schedule, but learning about your chronotype might help you find better ways to work with it and improve your sleep and energy without having to take more medication.

Here’s a video that explains it well: https://youtu.be/wY51Sfh55mg