How To Stay Asleep And Sleep More Deeply

Episode 721 15m


Not only does poor sleep make you less productive and uncomfortably tired, but it can also wreak havoc on your hormones and health. Yet so many patients tell me they often find themselves awake between 1:00 am and 4:00 am. There are many factors that can contribute to sleep issues, but the two most common culprits threatening your sleep-wake cycles are unregulated blood sugar levels (or poor nutrition status) and chronic stress.

In today’s episode of my series I’m calling Health Bites, I talk all about sleep and my top tips for what you can do to stay asleep and sleep more deeply.


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Narrator: Coming up on this episode of The Doctor's Farmacy. Dr. Mark Hyman: If your cortisol is high in the afternoon or high in the evening, you may feel tired and wired. You want to sleep, but you can't. Or you might fall asleep because you're really tired, and then you wake up in the middle of the night. Welcome to The Doctor's Farmacy. I'm Dr. Mark Hyman. That's Farmacy with an F, a place for conversations that matter. And today, I'm bringing you a health bite to improve your health because taking small steps every day can lead to significant change over time. And today, we're going to talk about sleep, and not just sleep problems in general, but why we may wake up between 1:00 and 4:00 in..

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Ep. 721 - How To Stay Asleep And Sleep More Deeply