Definition of chronotherapy in English:



  • Treatment of an illness or disorder that takes into account the body's natural rhythms and cycles.

    • ‘Western medicine uses the understanding of chronotherapy to treat illness more effectively.’
    • ‘This study would form the basis for cancer chronotherapy, which aims in drug administration at appropriate timing according to the circadian rhythms of cancer cell susceptibility which will avoid adverse effects of chemotherapy.’
    • ‘Other illnesses that may benefit from chronotherapy include hay fever, which is worst in the morning.’
    • ‘Still, when observing how ancient Chinese medicine understood chronotherapy, one cannot help but be impressed by the similarities with the discoveries of modern research.’
    • ‘Chapter 6 deals with circadian rhythm and chronotherapy of asthma medications.’