How Light Can Be Good, Bad, Or Ugly [Podcast 68]

In this episode, Kathy and I have an enlightening discussion about the good, bad, and ugly aspects of light. Some of the topics covered will be: How light exposure can affect your appetite hormones and cause weight gain How sun exposure may lower your risk of cancer Why working at night may increase your risk […]

A Sad Day for Sleep Medicine

Dr. Christian Guilleminault

I was extremely saddened to hear that Dr. Christian Guilleminault, one of the major pioneers in the field of sleep medicine, recent passed away at the age of 80. He was the first to coin the term, obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. A prolific researcher with countless publications, he was a mentor and friend to numerous sleep […]

How Sleep Affects Your Hormones [Podcast 67]

In this episode, Kathy and I will talk about a very common topic, hormones. In particular, how lack of sleep can negatively affect all your hormones, which can potentially aggravate weight gain, poor energy, and increased stress. Download mp3  |  Subscribe |  Transcript Shownotes Hormones covered: Thyroid Estrogen and progesterone Cortisol Melatonin Atrial natriuretic peptide […]

How Better Sleep Can Help You Lose Weight [Podcast 66]

Summer is in full swing and there’s no better time to get fit and get slim than now. And I know that a lot of our listeners are starting their Keto, Paleo, Whole30 or whatever diets that are really popular right now. And there’s nothing wrong with that. But in this podcast Kathy and I […]

How to Sleep Better Without Medications [Podcast 65]

In our last podcast, Kathy and I talked about how many commonly prescribed prescription medications can either make you gain weight or ruin your sleep. In this episode, we will discuss 7 steps you can take to prevent ever needing them, or begin to wean off these medications. Download mp3 | Subscribe Show Notes: Prioritize sleep […]