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The Science of Sleep - 031

By Melissa Monte

Today we’re talking about sleep. It’s a topic that’s been requested a few times and apparently it’s a HUGE problem. 50-70 million adults have a sleep disorder. Over 1/3 the population gets less than 7 hours of sleep per night. Insomnia affects 30% of adults. And as we’ll learn in this episode, sleep deprivation can affect every area of your life, including mood, cognitive abilities, obesity, your immune system, reproductive functions, the list goes on. Our guest today, Christine Hansen, is a international sleep expert, speaker, Certified Sleep Science Coach and Nutritional Therapist and best-selling author. She will teach us why a sleep is vital for happiness, health and success! Today we will learn: - How much sleep you really need - Why your sleep might be suffering even if you're getting the recommended hours - How your dreams help process unprocessed emotions - All the sleep hacks imaginable including sleep tools, power naps, avoiding jet lag and sleep exercises!

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