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Why Is Sleep So Important to Weight Loss? Sleep Doctor Michael Breus Explains
How do you know if you're getting enough sleep? How much sleep do you really need? Is your sleep not what it used to be? Do you wake up at 3 a.m. and struggle to fall back asleep? Are you feeling sleep-deprived no matter how many hours you spend in bed?
A good night’s sleep is incredibly important for your health.
In fact, it’s just as important as eating healthy and exercising. However, according to the CDC, about 70 million Americans have chronic sleep problems.
Chronically bad sleep is more than just annoying. It weakens the immune system, reduces memory and attention span, and increases the likelihood of chronic conditions like depression, Type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
Studies suggest that the less sleep you get, the shorter your life span. Why sleep is so important is still a bit of a mystery, but
Dr. Michael Breus a.k.a. the "Sleep Doctor" can help you determine your unique sleep needs and answer the most common questions to solve your sleeping problems and optimize your health.
Dr. Michael Breus on the Escape Your Limits podcast.