Let there be light! (or not)

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Posted by BobG ( on August 17, 2001 at 05:17:25:

In Reply to: I've wondered about that myself...I work midnights and.... posted by RB on August 16, 2001 at 21:31:10:

I live in the desert where there is plenty of sunshine. There is too much sunshine. It shines every day of the year. The sun never goes away. But I still get attacked.
I don't think there is any connection between attacks and light.
As we all know, clusterheads have more gray matter of the hypothalmus. The circadian rhythyms are controlled by the hypothalmus.
You said you work midnights. I take it you mean midnight to 8am.
I work a rotating shift, days, swings, graveyard, changing each week. It can really screw with the circadian time clock in your head. What time to eat? What time to sleep?
Trying to balance your work schedule with your family/friends "normal" schedule and it is very easy to get over tired and for me it will bring on an attack.
I've talked to others on this board that work "not-normal" shifts and they agree with what I've said.

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