#FAQFriday with Doc Parsley

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The Effects of Sleep on Your Relationship

We are aware of the effects sleep has on our mood, cognition, and performance, but we may not realize that our relationships also depend on it. Relationships depend on decision making, shared responsibility, even humor and attractiveness. Sleep deprivation affects all of those aspects ultimately leading to a less than ideal partnership. Couples trials have provided us with more insight in regards to the effects a lack of sleep has on a relationship. Monogamous couples…

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How do you sip your Sleep Remedy?

I often get questions about the volume of water recommended on the packaging of my Sleep Remedy product. The flavoring was designed to taste the best at around 8 oz. However, we are just mixing supplements in water, and suspending them long enough to get them into the GI tract–not launching a space shuttle. I designed the Sleep Remedy to have fast absorption, and to be a bit of a late-night treat, as part of…

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Tips to Mitigate the Effects of Performance and Sleep Decline Associated with Shift Work

This blog is designed primarily for First Responders, LEOs, Military, Healthcare shift workers. The most common question that I asked is; “how do I compensate for shift work”. The unfortunate answer is that you cannot, at least not completely. Two plus two will always equal four. It would be no different than saying, how do I compensate for eating McDonald’s twice per day. However, there are things that you can do to mitigate against the…

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Staying healthy during the holidays😷😷

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Doc Parsley at Female Brain Summit

Tired vs. Drunk – What’s the Difference? Enjoy this segment of the Virtual Female Brain Summit – Doc Parsley discusses the difference between being tired or drunk.

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How To Know if Your Sleep Hygiene is Optimal

Probably, most everyone reading this has heard the term “sleep hygiene”, but what does it really mean? It obviously has to do with sleep, but it’s a bit nebulous as to how to do it, and if you’re doing it right. Well, rest easy. By the end of this blog, you’ll be crystal clear about what sleep hygiene is and is not.   Let’s first think about the word hygiene. Cleaning your body, brushing your teeth,…

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Mitigating Jet Lag

Jet lag: If you fly a lot, have may have noticed that it screws up your sleep. The more time zones you cross, the more damage and struggle. The experience was captured in the film, Lost in Translation, where the circadian inversion of traveling to Tokyo has both Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson’s characters bound into a nocturnal hell as they struggle against sleeplessness by night and sleepiness by day.   And as I’ve hopefully established…

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