In this episode of the Gym Laird Show, former Navy SEAL, medical doctor and sleep specialist Dr. Kirk Parsley joins Jim to discuss how sleep deprivation affects performance, fat loss, and overall health.
They also explore why sleeping pills are not a band-aid to rely on and what they actually do to the body internally. Additionally, Dr. Parsley goes into detail on why he tells those with sleep issues that they need to make the rule that their bed should be for sleep and sex only.
Doctor Parsley has been a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine since 2006 and has served as Naval Special Warfare’s expert on Sleep Medicine. In addition, he is certified in hormonal modulation (Age-Management Medicine). After leaving the Navy he went into concierge medicine and consulting. He continues to consult for multiple corporations, and professional athletes/teams. Doctor Parsley lectures worldwide on sleep, wellness, and hormonal optimization and is currently completing a book on sleep and health optimization. His passion is to help his patients and clients achieve the highest quality of life possible, and realize their health, performance, and longevity goals.
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