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How Cortisol Affects Your Sleep

Part 5 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Sleep Disruptors and Insomnia In the introduction to this series of articles I gave an overview of 12 things that can disrupt our sleep. These are: Timing Environment Waking to use the bathroom Blood sugar imbalance Elevated cortisol Weight gain Inflammation and pain Food sensitivities Imbalanced neurotransmitters Hormonal changes Low […]

How Blood Sugar Levels Affect Your Sleep

Part 4 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Sleep Disruptors and Insomnia In the introduction to this series of articles I gave an overview of 12 things that can disrupt our sleep. These are: Timing Environment Waking to use the bathroom Blood sugar imbalance Elevated cortisol Weight gain Inflammation and pain Food sensitivities Imbalanced neurotransmitters Hormonal changes Low […]

Are Trips to the Bathroom Disrupting Your Sleep?

Part 3 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Sleep Disruptors and Insomnia In the introduction to this series of articles I gave an overview of 12 things that can disrupt our sleep: Timing Environment Waking to use the bathroom (this post) Blood sugar imbalance Elevated cortisol Weight gain Inflammation and pain Food sensitivities Imbalanced neurotransmitters Hormonal […]

Sleep Better by Changing Your Environment

In the introduction to this series, I gave an overview of 12 things that can disrupt our sleep: Timing Environment (this post) Waking to use the bathroom Blood sugar imbalance Elevated cortisol Weight gain Inflammation and pain Food sensitivities Imbalanced neurotransmitters Hormonal changes Low melatonin Stress Over the next few weeks, I will examine each […]

Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

Last week, I gave an overview of 12 things that can disrupt our sleep. These are: Timing Environment Waking to use the bathroom Blood sugar imbalance Elevated cortisol Weight gain Inflammation and pain Food sensitivities Imbalanced neurotransmitters Hormonal changes Low melatonin Stress Over the next few weeks I will examine each of these reasons in […]