Morning person or night owl: which way are we born?

[WCCO-TV, Oct. 5, 2017] This week, three Americans have won the Nobel Prize for their years of work on circadian rhythms. Their research helps scientists better understand how animal and plant body clock adapts to their physiology during the day.

So, are we born morning people or night owls? Good Question.

Dr. Andrew Stiehm is a sleep expert at United Lung and Sleep Clinic. He says there is an element of humans’ circadian rhythm that’s genetic. “There is both a behavioral and biological tendency,” he says.

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