Fitbit analyzed six billion nights of sleep (yes, that’s billion!) from their users. What’s the single most important thing that users did to get consistent sound sleep? The Fitbit analysis showed that the most important thing you can do to get a great night’s sleep, night after night, is to go to bed and wake up around the same time every single day, including the weekends. Why the weekends? Because that helps us avoid “social jet lag.” We all know that jet lag is the inability to sleep while traveling but what’s social jet lag?
Scientific research has confirmed that lack of sleep or poor sleep quality is linked to many problematic health issues. It can even increase risk of cancer! On this episode, naturopathic expert Dr. John Neustadt will help listeners understand why it's so important to get the quantity and quality of sleep needed. He'll also provide practical information on how to sleep soundly on a consistent basis.
If you are one of the millions of Americans not getting the quality and quantity sleep you need, you won't want to miss this show. Rubin Naiman, PhD, is a sleep expert who believes we are presently in the midst of a REM sleep/dream loss epidemic. According to Dr. Naiman, many people aren't sleeping well because they are REM sleep deprived and not dreaming as much as they should. On this episode Dr. Naiman describes how we can restore healthy REM sleep and dreaming.