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The Healing Power Of Sleep

What if we were to tell you that dreams play a role in healing past/present traumas and stressors?  Dr. Rosland Cartwright, a renowned sleep researcher, said that “ dreams are designed to help us maintain our self-identity, our sense of who we are, as our life circumstances change.” To give you an idea of just […]
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Sleep is for the Weak

If you haven’t said these words, I’m sure you know someone who has… “I’ll sleep when I’m dead.” This so-called mantra may be one of the worst. Although it comes across as bold, eager, and typically said by those seeking success, it’s having a devastatingly negative impact on overall health and well-being. Sleep is for […]
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How to Ease Anxiety about Daylight savings time

What time is it?! Daylight Savings Time. Ready or not, it’s about that time folks. Daylight savings time is among us and while some may be thrilled with the thought of more precious sunlight hours, we remember that this also means we are losing what some deem even more precious- sleep hours. But don’t fret, […]
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Supplements are Supplemental

What are the most important things you can be doing to improve your health? As the owner of a supplement company, I probably shouldn’t be telling you this. But as a doctor and someone who just wants the best for people, here it is: you’re probably approaching supplements in the wrong way. So many people […]
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[VIDEO] The Most Overlooked Factor in Health and Longevity

In a lecture for the Florida Institute for Humans & Machine Cognition, Doc goes in-depth about why sleep is the most misunderstood and underutilized tool that we have for optimizing health. He also shares what actually happens we we do sleep, and why we should cherish sleep as the best elixir known to humans. Do […]
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Sleep and Body Composition

Science has good news for people who like to sleep in and enjoy a little extra shut-eye and a word of caution to those who would rather sleep when they're dead. Spending time with your pillow plays as important a role in physical fitness and your body composition and health as drinking water and getting […]
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Staying Healthy through the Holidays

The holiday season can be hectic and it is easy to get caught up in the frenzy. Doc shares his top five tips for staying healthy throughout the holidays. Of course, getting good sleep is his first tip. He also includes some advice around nutrition, drinking, exercise management and deep breathing. You can even have […]
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Whole30 and Sleep: An Interview with Dr. Kirk Parsley

Text below adapted from the original interview, part 1 of a 2 part series posted on the Whole30 website on October 9, 2017 WHOLE30 AND SLEEP: AN INTERVIEW WITH DR. KIRK PARSLEY October 9, 2017 - A note from Whole30 Headmistress Melissa Hartwig, who slept 9 hours last night and doesn’t feel the least bit […]
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Doc Parsley on Behind the Shield with James Geering

Doc joined James Geering for episode 6 of Behind the Shield, a podcast aimed at wellness for First Responders. Throughout James’ career as a firefighter and paramedic, he noticed a trend of ill health among others in his profession, both mentally and physically. He realized the information about wellness was outdated and disconnected from what […]
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What Parents Should Know About Newborns and Sleep

There's a lot to learn for parents when it comes to newborns and sleep. Learning about sleep and its importance for kids of all ages is important for proper growth and development phyiscally and mentally. Newborns and Sleep At this point in my career, I could not even estimate the number of lectures that I […]
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