“Insomnia refers to trouble falling or staying asleep. It can affect someone for a short time, such as a few nights or weeks.  In other cases, insomnia is chronic and can last for months or years.”

—American Sleep Association

Many of us do not seem to meet the mark for our recommended sleep based on our age. This will certainly have negative side effects during our waking hours, and most likely many have experienced the feeling that comes from a lack of sleep during your waking hours.

The Sleep Management Institute lists the following side effects due to sleep deprivation: 

  • Poor concentration and focus
  • Difficulty with memory
  • Impaired motor coordination [being uncoordinated]
  • Irritability and impaired social interaction
  • Motor vehicle accidents because of fatigued, sleep-deprived drivers

There are serious consequences to living a life without enough sleep, so learn what you can do about insomnia.  Join Dr. Robyn Benson in her next YOUNGER podcast episode called, “Overcoming Your Insomnia.”  She will share with you some natural and effective ways to get the sleep you need to optimize your health and live a youthful life.

“There is a solution for night owls according to the National Sleep Organization who suggests simply subtracting 15-minutes slowly each night to your regular sleep times until you reach your bedtime goal.”

Key Takeaways:

  • The definition of insomnia
  • The amount of sleep you must consider getting
  • The negative effect of sleep deprivation
  • Diet and optimal sleep
  • Natural sleep recipes
  • What to avoid . . .
  • Learn the power of setting up your sleep routine
  • Insomnia specific workouts
  • Deep breathing exercises and stress reduction
  • Mantras for insomnia sufferers
  • How technology is affecting your sleep
  • Sleep inducing sounds
  • Essential oils for better sleep
  • The sleepy teas that work
  • Learn to rinse away insomnia
  • An idea temperature for sleeping

“Healthy facts, like avocado or sugar-free, dairy-free yogurts are great choices for late-night eating because they are high in relaxation inducing nutrients, such as magnesium and potassium.”


Learn more about sleep from Dr. Robyn Benson’s

Healthy Conscious Travelers Summit (HCT)

interview with Dr. Michael Breus

Author Dr. Robyn Benson Dr. Robyn Benson brings an innovative and game changing approach to today’s health care. Robyn offers the most advanced leading-edge therapies, procedures and products designed to renew restore and revive peoples’ health called ART (Amplified Regenerative Therapies). Dr. Robyn Benson, author, speaker, self-care and regenerative medicine expert is known by many to be THE health detective with life-changing solutions! She is the owner and founder of Santa Fe Soul Center for Regenerative Medicine for over 15 years. For the past 27 years, she’s applied her considerable knowledge of acupuncture, platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy, Herbs, IV therapies and her love for healthy travel to help patients resolve acute and chronic health challenges and to achieve optimal and sustainable health. Dr. Benson is a graduate of the University of Virginia with a B.S. in Sports Medicine and a Master’s Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She is a board-certified in orthopedic and pediatric acupuncture.

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