Variability in your sleep pattern doubles your risk of metabolic dysfunction

A study published earlier this month showed that variability in sleep timing and sleep schedule doubles a person's risk for metabolic dysfunction by increasing the risk of multiple metabolic abnormalities.  These metabolic abnormalities include: High Body Mass Index(BMI) High Waist Circumference Elevated Systolic Blood Pressure Elevated Diastolic Blood Pressure Elevated Triglycerides Low HDL Cholesterol Elevated … Continue reading Variability in your sleep pattern doubles your risk of metabolic dysfunction

Using circadian rhythms to minimize sleep disruption from alcohol

Sleep is one of the most important physiological events that we experience every day.  In fact if you're doing it right, sleep will occupy 1/3 of your time on the planet from birth to death.  Both our mind and body go through various levels of repair while we're asleep, so getting adequate sleep is crucial … Continue reading Using circadian rhythms to minimize sleep disruption from alcohol

Wanna fix gut, adrenal, and sleep problems? You gotta start here…

Living in modern society has it's benefits.  While our ancestors and fellow modern humans living in 3rd world conditions have to deal with a range of deadly pathogens, our modern healthcare system is well-equipped to deal with things of that nature.  While both tend to die of these infections, we stick around because we have … Continue reading Wanna fix gut, adrenal, and sleep problems? You gotta start here…

Are you a circadian night owl? Should you resist or embrace it?

"Nature wants 5 out of your 7 children dead. It wants you dead by 50.  Everything better than that is brought to you by science and technology." -David Frum, someone I'll probably never quote again I was recently going through some presentations from RAADfest, a symposium put together by a few groups with the unified … Continue reading Are you a circadian night owl? Should you resist or embrace it?