Podcast Ep 75: The Sleep Doctor, Dr. Michael Breus

Are you one of the millions of sleep-deprived people trying to make it through the day with little rest? Whether it’s a chronic or occasional battle, lack of sleep can wreak havoc on your mental and physical health. So it was our pleasure to talk to renowned sleep expert Dr. Michael Breus — AKA “The Sleep Doctor” — and get his tips for catching a few more beautiful ZZZs at night.

And, guys, we cover SO MUCH good info. How much time should you spend napping? Are there any special teas you should drink to get more rest? Can a spoonful of honey help you stay asleep? When is the best time to work out if you want to snooze well? Wait until you take a listen to this super educational ep with a sleep disorder expert who is one of only 163 psychologists in the world with his credentials. Your soon-to-be well-rested self will thank you!

Our fave truth bombs include …

Podcast Episode 75 Highlights With Dr. Michael Breus

  • The ways bad sleep and lack of sleep affect our culture, health, and productivity
  • The ideal number of hours most people need to feel properly rested
  • How Natural Frequencies and a “sleep bracelet can help with your sleep patterns
  • Why you might want to just throw away your alarm clock
  • The latest research on weight loss and sleep
  • The average sleep cycle 
  • Why you need to keep the lights off in your child’s room at night
  • Tips to fight hardcore insomnia
  • The dosage of melatonin you should be using (it’s MUCH less than how it is packaged!)
  • Whether or not to invest in a memory foam mattress
  • Plus, we compare our various sleep issues — or lack thereof

Get the episode with The Sleep Doctor here or below!

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What are your favorite tips to get more sleep? —Margo

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  1. marutz says:

    Running has a great effect on sleeping well. I’m training for a half marathon with SportMe running app which uses smart technology to generate customized marathon, half marathon, 5K and 10K training plans for runners, including GPS tracking for outdoor running and accelerometer tracking for treadmill running.

  2. Thomas says:

    Great podcast and information. Came on this website by google as was looking on info about sleeping, and happy I found it. Keep it up!

    P.s Interesting about running, as I actually have a lot of trouble falling a sleep if I did a run. I need to do them early in the morning! 🙂

  3. Belinda says:

    exactly what I am looking for! Keep it up!

  4. Eric says:

    One of my favourite tricks, well more like love hate relationship is with banana tea before bed. It works so well to help you fall asleep and put you into. a deep sleep, but the taste is just awful.

    For anyone who doesn’t know, you cut up 1 banana and boil it for 2-5 minutes and drink it. Tastes terrible but it works!

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