chronotherapy


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chron·o·ther·a·py

 (krŏn′ō-thĕr′ə-pē, krō′nə-)

chronotherapy

(ˌkrɒnəˈθɛrəpɪ)
n
(Complementary Medicine) an endeavour to readjust the body clock to enable a person to waken earlier by going to sleep later and later every day until the required waking hour is achieved
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As the concept of chronotherapy is emerging (in which delivery of treatment is coordinated with circadian rhythm), timely administered prednisolone will have a more significant effects on early morning symptoms.
Another form of sleep deprivation called chronotherapy, which combines forced wakefulness with bright light therapy, may stave off depressive symptoms longer, research suggests.
The ABPM is a suitable method to clarify the diagnosis of hypertension in borderline cases and define the chronotherapy in hypertensive patients.
Chronotherapy is the scientific term used to describe medication administration to maximize effectiveness and minimize side effects according to circadian rhythms.
The university held a panel discussion on Monday to give the public the opportunity to find out about its work in this area of chronotherapy.
This approach, termed "adjunctive triple chronotherapy," begins with total sleep deprivation for a period of 33-36 hours.
Chronotherapy and the molecular clock: Clinical implications in oncology.
Rapid and sustained antidepressant response with sleep deprivation and chronotherapy in bipolar disorder.
Targeting patho-physiological rhythms: prednisone chronotherapy shows sustained efficacy in rheumatoid arthritis.
Sleep phase advance is a form of chronotherapy that shifts progressively the sleeping and waking patterns of the patient and it is often associated with antidepressant treatment.
Targeting pathophysiological rhythms: prednisone chronotherapy shows sustained efficacy in rheumatoid arthritis.
The underlying rationale for this form of chronotherapy is that it permits timed delivery of prednisone during the early morning hours in accord with the circadian pattern of inflammatory cytokine levels.