Sleep scientist, Dr Amy Bender, is today’s guest interview. Amy shares with us the importance of sleep on our health and recovery. She helps to explain what sleep deprivation is and how it differs from sleep restriction. We then find out what are the three main factors affecting sleep, what factors impact our recovery ability from a lack of sleep, and how to improve the quality of sleep we are getting. We also go into discussing physical activity, exposure to light, chronotypes, optimal sleep and wake timing, melatonin hormone release, deep sleep tips and how to tell we are getting enough sleep. Go to the show notes for episode 43 at https://www.biohackerslab.com/ep43-dr-amy-bender/ for more links & highlights.
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