Podcast Episode Eight: Everything You Need to Know About Sleep

Ever woken up on the wrong side of the bed? Most of us have experienced the emotional effects of improper sleep, but a lack of deep rest can take a major toll on your physical health as well.

In this episode, we’re discussing the in’s and out’s of sleep–why it’s important, how it helps your body, and why some of us struggle with it. Dr. Carling is explaining what exactly happens within your body when you’re sleep-deprived, and she’s sharing some easy lifestyle tips you can try to improve the quality and duration of your sleep.

What’s in this episode:

  • How long–and how well–you should sleep for your health
  • The most important hours in your sleep schedule
  • How a lack of sleep can affect your physical and mental health
  • What happens in your body when you don’t get proper sleep
  • Why some people struggle with falling and staying asleep
  • Easy lifestyle changes you can make to improve your sleep
Dr. Holly Carling

Dr. Holly Carling

Dr. Holly Carling is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Licensed Acupuncturist, Doctor of Naturopathy, Clinical Nutritionist and Master Herbologist with nearly four decades of experience. Dr. Carling is a “Health Detective,” she looks beyond your symptom picture and investigates WHY you are experiencing your symptoms in the first place. Dr. Carling considers herself a “professional student” – she has attended more than 600 post-secondary education courses related to health and healing. Dr. Carling gives lectures here in the U.S. and internationally and has been noted as the “Doctor’s Doctor”. When other healthcare practitioners hit a roadblock when treating their patients nutritionally, Dr. Carling is who they call. Dr. Carling is currently accepting new patients and offers natural health care services and whole food nutritional supplements in her Coeur d’ Alene clinic.

Medical/Health Disclaimer:

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