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Sleep Deprivation - Today's Worrisome Epidemic

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Many health experts believe we are experiencing a sleep deprivation epidemic in today's world. Studies show we get 2 hours less sleep per night than our ancestors did a century ago. Seems everywhere we look a new study is telling us the high cost to our health of getting too little sleep: impaired memory, irritability, depression, lack of energy, poor performance and the list goes on to include obesity, heart attacks, stoke, high blood pressure and more. But what do we do about it in our overloaded, stress-filled lives? In this episode Bobbie discusses the little known hormonal root causes of sleep disorders, the snowball effect of sleep debt, practical tips for dealing with the issue at its source, and correcting chemical imbalances without resorting to sleeping medication. The signs that you are amassing a sleep debt may surprise you and often go unheeded. Are you exhibiting some of them? Don't miss this important episode to find out. Learn what you can do about it starting today.