The Model Health Show

If you want to improve your health, one of the most important things you can do is optimize your sleep. When it comes to improving your sleep quality, there are a lot of simple, common-sense steps you can take like moderating your caffeine consumption, exercising regularly, and limiting your screen time after dark. 

But not every method for getting a better night’s rest is quite so obvious. In fact, there are some strange things that are scientifically proven to impact sleep quality that you might not have considered. On today’s show, we’re going to dive into five of these points, why they matter, and how you can utilize them to get better sleep. 

You’re going to learn about the science behind timing your meals for optimal sleep, how improving your air quality can help you sleep better, and why connecting with the earth is an essential human practice. As always, you’re going to walk away with practical and realistic strategies you can implement starting today. So listen in, take good notes, and enjoy this episode of The Model Health Show! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • The link between poor sleep and heart disease. 
  • How sleep deprivation can impact visceral fat accumulation. 
  • Why efficient sleep cycles are so important. 
  • The connection between having a food curfew and REM sleep.
  • What sleep latency is and why it matters.
  • How meal timing can improve sleep apnea symptoms. 
  • The relationship between cortisol and melatonin. 
  • Why the air quality in your bedroom matters. 
  • How indoor pollutants compare to outdoor pollutants.
  • Simple & effective strategies you can use to improve your air quality.
  • How light exposure impacts our circadian rhythms. 
  • The relationship between serotonin and melatonin.
  • What sleep pressure is.
  • How to reset and optimize your circadian timing system. 
  • What you should know about supplementing melatonin. 
  • The electrical properties of the human body.
  • What earthing is and why you should incorporate it into your routine. 
  • How meditation can impact your sleep cycles. 
  • The connection between daytime relaxation and nighttime sleep quality.
  • Why you shouldn’t work from your bed.

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