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PUMPING IRONY: You Snooze, You Win?

By Craig Cox
Recent research suggests heavy sleepers like me may avoid cognitive dysfunction and multimorbidity as we age — with some notable caveats.
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Can a CBD Massage Help Me Sleep Better?

By Jolene Turner
An industry expert offers insights on how this service can support your efforts to physically and mentally unwind.
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Can Probiotics Help You Sleep Better?

By Mo Perry
Yes — because the gut is involved in nearly every aspect of our health.
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How Magnesium Helps You Sleep

By Mo Perry
Magnesium is known for its ability to help you relax. It helps reduce cortisol (which can spike at night) and it may also regulate other sleep-supporting hormones.
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How Calcium Supports Sleep

By Mo Perry
Calcium isn't just needed for strong bones. Low amounts can lead to insomnia and poor sleep, too. Discover how to maximize this mineral to get the z's you need.
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6 Natural Remedies to Help You Sleep Better

By Experience Life Staff
Having trouble sleeping? Try these comforting remedies to help you drift off.
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How to Prepare for the Daylight Saving Time Shift

By Henry Emmons, MD
Here are tips to reset your internal clock when Daylight Saving Time ends.
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Should I Use Melatonin to Help Me Fall Asleep?

By Mo Perry
Here are the pros and cons of supplementing with melatonin, including whole-food sources of the hormone.
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How Vitamin D Supports Sleep

By Mo Perry
This vitamin is critical to creating melatonin. Are you getting enough?
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Which Nutrients and Supplements Can Help Me Sleep?

By Mo Perry
A host of supplements — think melatonin, magnesium, and more — can help you drift off and sleep more soundly. And they’re typically safer than pharmaceuticals.
Frank Lipman

10 Rules for Aging Well

With Frank Lipman, MD
Season 5, Episode 17   August 26, 2022

Every second of every day, all of us are aging, and yet we often wait to address — or altogether avoid — age-related concerns about our health until we reach a certain point in our years or our capabilities begin to diminish. Frank Lipman, MD, shares 10 essential factors he’s outlined for aging well, emphasizing that it’s never too late — or too early — to start embracing them, and that it’s not as difficult as you might think.

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Sam McKinney

How to Balance Your Blood Sugar

With Samantha McKinney, RD
Season 5, Episode 12   July 12, 2022

It’s estimated that as many as one in three U.S. adults have impaired blood-sugar control — and most are unaware until disease diagnosis. This often means missing months or years of opportunities to intervene with lifestyle habits. Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT, explains how blood sugar impacts nearly every aspect of our health and walks us through the many things we can do to better control it.

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5-Minute Meditation to Prepare for Sleep

By Life Time
Let go of the day and invite in relaxation with this guided meditation.
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NATURAL MENTAL HEALTH: Can Hops Help Ease Insomnia?

By Henry Emmons, MD
This plant can ease anxiety and insomnia — especially sleeplessness related to nervous tension.
Paul Kriegler

Everyday Habits for Building Immunity

With Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Season 5, Episode 1   April 19, 2022

The topic of immunity has gotten a lot of attention because of the pandemic, yet our immune systems always need support so we’re healthy and strong at the metabolic level and prepared to fight off germs, bacteria, and other potentially compromising invaders. Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT, shares the lifestyle habits within our control that can build our immunity, including primary factors to be aware of and what might provide us with the greatest resilience.

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Is Adrenal Fatigue a Real  Thing?

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Learn about this energy-depleting hormonal condition.
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PUMPING IRONY: Unsettled by Snoozing?

By Craig Cox
Could regular daytime napping be a precursor to dementia — or even a sign that the disease has already taken hold? A new take on what has generally been considered a salutary practice creates some concerns, despite its caveats. I’m going to try not to lose any sleep over it.
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Expert Answers: Should I Supplement With Melatonin?

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
A Life Time dietitian shares what to know if you’re considering this supplement to support your sleep.
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Do You Have COVID-somnia?

By Craig Cox
Try these 12 tips to get some sleep and deal with chronic insomnia.
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Rising Early May Reduce Depression Risk

By Michael Dregni
Sleep timing may lower risk of major depression by as much as 23 percent, according to a recent study in JAMA Psychiatry.
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