215.Why Is Sleep Crucial For Detox?

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By Anthony Martin, Dr. A.W. Martin, and Dr. A.P. Martin. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Sleep is very important!

Approximately 70% of North Americans have issues sleeping.

When you sleep, nerve cells called microglia help to detox the brain. If you don't sleep this detox doesn't happen.

In this podcast Dr.Martin discusses what happens when we don't sleep and the 2 hormones that affect sleep the most.

HINT: Insulin and Cortisol

He also talks about ways to lower your cortisol so you can get to sleep.

If you're having a hard time falling asleep or staying asleep you don't want to miss this episode.

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