Cure your insomnia with a camping trip

Camping can help synchronize your sleep patterns with the sun. Photo courtesy of flickr.com.
Camping can help synchronize your sleep patterns with the sun. Photo courtesy of flickr.com.

Can’t sleep? Groggy in the morning? Wide awake at night? Go camping.

Spending a week outside synchronizing your sleep patterns with the sun can reset your body’s biological clock, Scott Rosenfield reports for Outside Magazine. According to a recent study in the journal Current Biology, “researchers believe that a reliance on electric lighting is responsible for the shift in our sleeping rhythms and suggest dimming all electric lights in the evening and starting the day with a blast of sunlight or a morning walk.”

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