How Low Vitamin D Can Ruin Your Sleep

Encore Podcast Presentation

As the winter months approach, there will be less sunlight, which means lower levels of one of the most important hormones in your body, Vitamin D. My three part interview with Dr. Stasha Gominak on vitamin D was the most downloaded podcast ever. Even if you’ve listened to these interviews before, it’s worth listening to […]

5 Reasons Why Sleep Hacks Don’t Always Work

It seems that sleep is the new black. Almost every day, I see more and more books, articles, and media coverage touting the health benefits of sleep. You know that sleep is now a mainstream topic when Ariana Huffington publishes a book about sleep: “The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time.”    Shortcuts […]

An Out-Of-The Box Explanation For Chronic Stress

Here’s a very good story about one of my past guest interviewees, Dr. Avram Gold. Sleep Review Magazine published an interesting article that reviews Dr. Gold’s controversial work on functional somatic syndromes (depression, anxiety, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, insomnia, Raynaud’s syndrome, RLS, hypothyroidism, IBS, etc.) and upper airway resistance syndrome.  It’s a fascinating discussion about how […]