In the last episode, we introduced you to Dr. Kirk Parsley, former Navy Seal, doctor, and expert sleep optimization practitioner. Dr. Kirk has helped thousands of patients achieve better health, wellness, and performance by optimizing their sleep naturally. Today, we discuss sleep routines and rituals, why many men find it easier to fall asleep quickly versus women, how sunrise light can impact your overall sleep quality, and how Vitamin D, magnesium, and other naturally derived or supplemented vitamins and minerals can impact the quality of your sleep.“Your sleep routine has to be ritualized.” Dr. Kirk Parsley
In This Episode You Will Learn:
- What is “sleep pressure” and how is it different for men and women?
- The direct link between light from sunrise, vitamin D, magnesium and sleep optimization.
- What is “bright light therapy” and how can it impact your sleep/wake cycle?
- What is the “ultradian rhythm.”
- What are the ingredients in Dr. Kirk’s sleep remedy supplements and how he feels about supplement usage?
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