EPISODE 148: The Art & Science of Better Sleep
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Poor sleep quality has reached critical mass, and the problem seems to be getting worse with our modern lifestyles. Whether it’s stress, anxiety or diet-related, millions are struggling each night. In an effort to improve your sleep, Dan Pardi shares his professional work experience and research into insomnia and narcolepsy, and the crucial role of sleep quality and good health.
Dan is a health researcher, educator and facilitator. Early in his career, he served as a Division 1 Strength and Conditioning Coach where he designed year-round training protocols for 13 different athletic teams. More recently, Dan developed the Loop Model to Sustain Health Behaviors that help people live a healthy lifestyle in our modern world.
Dan does research with the Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Department at Stanford, and the Departments of Neurology and Endocrinology at Leiden University in the Netherlands.
Dan works with Naval Special Warfare to help elite fighters maintain vigilant performance in both combat and non-combat conditions. His current research looks at how sleep influences decision making.
In this Show, You’ll learn:
- The underlying causes behind insomnia
- How good sleep (or lack thereof) can impact your health
- Quick remedies you can implement to improve the quality of your sleep
- High tech solutions & sleep hacking – does it work?
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