#188 - The Best Sleep Hardware with Dr Peter Marton.mp3
2:28PM Aug 20, 2019
Hey, team and welcome back to another episode, I just want to give you guys a quick heads up the order audio on this podcast is not the greatest but there is incredible content in this podcast. So we did have a lot of issues with the internet while we're going through this. So there is a few little sections where you kind of need to fill in the blanks. The audio quality was not great as well. And I'm telling you this in advance because the podcast itself was actually really good at super insightful. Dr. Peter Ma, Tony has a lot to share around sleep and sleep hardware, and how it can help to benefit you the different things like we hear what what we should be sleeping in like a hot bed or a soft bed, whether we should be sleeping on a slide or on our back. He kind of really covers over on all of this stuff and gives you guys a heap of insights. He also shares how to save your lower back pain through sleep, like the things that we are doing day in day out, and how it can be fixed. If you do have low back pain through the way that we sleep, which is really insightful. He also actually is giving you guys an awesome discount, which is $50 off of his sleep quest 30 days late. So you can go to 30 days sleep quest.com. And you'll get $50 off using the code life LIFA. So if you use that code on Checkout, you will get $50 off so drops down to $99. And what the 30 day sleep quest is is in he does explain it in the cold probably a little bit better. But it's 30 days of new video with a new tip for your sleep each at each and every day for 30 days. And in that video pretty much it's tips around your sleep hygiene, your sleep routine, things that you may or may not be thinking about supplements you may or may not be using. Just to really try try to boost your sleep up. You'll also then go into his Facebook page where he is giving constant facebook live videos like trainings and bits and pieces. So if that's something you're into, you can jump across once again to 30 sorry, 30 days 30 sleep quest.com. And you will get that, that $50 off with the code lot.
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Guys, welcome back to the chief life podcast. Matthias Turner and today I am pumped I have Dr. P d'amato with me, Peter, welcome. On the show, ya know where I'm pretty excited. And I mean, we've done quite a lot. So you're a sleep specialist, you've got, you've got a product, which we're going to talk about a lot tonight didn't know today, the neck nest. But I mean, realistically, we've had some sleep specialists on and it's something that we really dive into a lot with our nutrition clients, something that we really dive into is lifestyle. But sleep is so important. And people really underestimate how important their sleep is for their recovery for their actual day to day function for their mood, for their energy, for like, really is kind of like a big gateway for people that they just don't ever look into a don't give enough attention to. I mean, that's why I'm really excited to talk to you today. Because obviously, this is a big specialty area for you. So give us a little background on yourself. How did you come into this, this realm
came through the
back door, always working with patients for over 20 years, I've always you know, really understood and myself I really, really focused on my sleep because sleep is your recharge time just like that if if your if your iPhone and you're running all your apps at the same time, you're going to need to plug it in a lot more. So the more that you exercise, the more they become active and you're really understanding that you know, you're trying to push your body as a machine really trying to get more performance out of it. Well you can't sacrifice your sleep because that's where your repair so when I was I'd say about I always had backing and even as a chiropractor Alicia which is one of my specialties is I have had back pain my entire life and I had a moment like an injury where I had herniated a disc this was about seven years ago. And and looking at my my x rays and understanding I was getting adjusted and and I was having muscle work unto Me and my honey ation was good only got good to better to a point. And it got better to the point where I always had lower back pain. It was frustrating. Because as a chiropractor, I said, I gotta I gotta figure this out. And it wasn't until one day, a muscle specialist did some work on a muscle can do. So as a media. Yes. So as majors right through your stomach? It's you know?
So we have these muscle groups. In these muscle groups are like agonist and antagonist were like, if you have a problem with your bicep, you're going to have a problem with your tricep because the they act, they're not independent of each other, they act together, and is that the last major is the only muscle in the human body that has a direct connection or direct to a desk. It connects directly to a desk. And I started thinking, there's a reason for this. And once I started out, my last major work on my desk issue started getting so much better. And figuring out why. Why my spine was curved. And that led me to 1000 X rays and found out that the problem wasn't in my lower back. It was in my neck. And it was Yeah, it's
absolutely insane. And I mean, like the you typically find that this is that's like l four l five region. The people who are getting socialized problems are usually typically getting like glute problems, low back problems in general, like the pain and the low back. And typically they'll have like, the spine where it looks like a bit of a duck bomb that anterior pelvic tilt.
Insert all the way up to some people and answers directly to those desks. And then my question is, is what's causing it to spasm. It's not you know, it's an innovation from a nerd and you can't you don't really actively spasm your cell acids. It's really a stabilization muscle. And it's all due to that forward head posture. And when your body into the righting reflex, which is your body wants to level of your eyes, what it does is a twist your spine. So people don't typically, problems 95% of my patients have problems that originate in their necks. And it's because everybody's on a cell phone and they're texting. And they're reversing this over GoPros. Yeah,
yeah, I mean, even like, a lot of the life that we live now is on computers as well. So I mean, you go from one thing that your phone where you've got your head buried, and you're finding the next forward, and then you're doing computer work. And it's the same thing, heads buried forward doing your computer work. So depending on what what you're doing as a job, like realistically, that can be a big pot on and we do a lot more of working then we do with relaxing and recovery. So it's going to this kind of manipulate how you actually look as a person how you function as a person, I think that's why people almost get a little lost because they forget about that side of things.
Yeah, that's true. And then when you start to put the body under load, you start to you know, end up with hip issues and knee issues and lower back issues. In your relating it all too tight muscles are weak core. And that will explain a little bit going forward, you don't have a week or you have a week brain where you lose an appropriate assumption, which is our awareness in space, due to doing so much sitting and different things like that. So we've come up with kind of a formula, which is really pretty basic, and things that you can do at home to help reverse the damaging effects of the modern day lifestyle.
Yeah, it's unreal. And so I mean, before we get too deep, it would be very interesting to on, let's just touch on the fact that you've got your 30 day sleep quest, which is a little program people can do when they get a sleep tip every single day for 30 days straight. They get a little video connection, sorry, a little video that comes straight through via email, and it gives them a tip every single day that gives them something to work towards for that next day. What are some of these tips that people will be? I guess, let's talk about maybe one of the most profound tips that you've put in there.
One of the tips is not win, win, win peace have an issue sleeping, sleep is a big head game. Right? Yeah. And we all want to talk about our environment, right? We're not going to talk about that everybody, all your listeners, but it says well control freaks. And, and we don't allow us the opportunity to just be to just relax to meditate, we are doing something. And when you take that to the bed, what happens is people try to figure out, there's a very specific thing that happens that there's a very specific thing that happens at night, where you start to move the blood to the body and brain. And now you start thinking and as you start thinking you can't think yourself to sleep. So far everything that's happening during the day, we think, think think think think you have to remember yourself to sleep. So the sleep centers are in the back part of our brain, our thanks and as always part of our brain, so you can think and then be able to get to sleep efficiently. You have to remember so one of the tips that I give, give people to sleep quest is take a memory of it can be asked to be on yesterday or even the day before memory about it. And just remember a walk that you took by the beach, remember a swim that you took, remember, whatever it is remember that event. And then remember in detail about that event. And the next night, remember the same event and the next night remember the same event, the same event. And what happened is once you put yourself to sleep remembering the same event over and over again, you'll go to sleep quicker and deeper.
So interesting. And so it's almost like a form of visualization. Is that something that you can like once you've excuse me, once you got the one memory can you just keep that one memory and just focus on it every single time.
It gets easier. bodies are like mirrors, right? The neural canals in our brains, our brains are like little rivers. So when you when you create a new, let's say no channel, and then you keep remembering the same one you make, you'll make a path to sleep to get into sleep quicker by remembering the same.
So could you just do visualization as a practice of light before bedtime? If you've got the same visualization that you go over daily? Is that something you could do just before bed? Or is it not good to function these two things together because that will then trigger sleep.
visualization before you doing it, the thing? So, Edison? Edison, yeah, Thomas Edison. It was Edison, who was it? What he used to do is he when he had a problem, right, let's say he needed to, we needed to figure out he came to a solution he Configure. What he would do is he would put these bimbos on the ground. And then he would put the balls in his in his hand, the metal balls in his hands, and he would sit back and relax in his chair. And he was starting to doze himself off, right? he'd start to visualize things and visualize things and just let go of everything. Yeah. And there's a point at time and people trying to get get to the state dinners in hallucinogens or other other dogs. But there's a point in your brain where you're in this, this this area right before sleep, we're in this, this this weird zone when you can remember everything. But once you go to the state of sleep, it goes out bad memory. So in what happens when you sleep, you basically go paralyzed. So right when he would go into sleep, he go, he dropped the balls at him. It would wake up and he come out with a solution of the bomb wow
There's a very smart man isn't it wasn't he is that it's a very interesting concept and something that I think is very worthwhile trialing.
When you get to that state, and you're going to sleep, it's very addictive. Because you're in both brain, in your remember going to at the same time. That is why it is so important to journal and write things down and meditate in and get things figured out. So you're not figuring out and figuring them out at night. Because you'll end up clear in your brain, you'll wake up frustrated, like most
people, the amount of times I've woken up Milla night and had like a golden thought. I'm like, I just need to, like, I'll definitely remember that. There's no way I'm not remembering that in the morning and you wake up in the morning, you're like, I've lost it like what the hell, I've lost it, it's just gone. And it's so frustrating because it's something that is so. So indicative to the work you're doing all the things you want to do. It's like that, that absolute gold, the like, this is perfect. I this is gonna help so many people. And then you wake up and it's gone. Like how the hell did that happen?
And then if you hold on to it, now your body's going to in deep sleep, and then you'll mess up your sleep patterns. He was supposed to go through four or five sleep cycles. Yeah.
Definitely, somebody we've talked about a lot is like sleep cycles and figuring out by reverse engineering your sleep, if you need to wake up at a certain time how you should almost reverse engineer that to 90 minutes based on the person that some people, the more happier you are, generally the shorter your sleep cycles off. And there's bits and pieces around that old but when it comes to sleep cycles, if someone is only getting say, three to four sleep cycles within a night, what are the best steps for them to be taking outside of that sleep alone is that like the catch up sleep? Is there anything I can do that will best suit them.
27 about 26 of the 30 day sleep quest, I really talked about Napa nama. Since last night, you got to make a blend sleep you have to if not yet, you're just going to internalize that and you're going to be fatigued your entire life. And you internalize that through your hormonal system. But so I went out last night, I had to be at an event for a product that we did. And, and then I got home late and I hate getting home late. I'm usually in bed at like 930. And so I got home at 1130. In my day, I know I just built this into my day, I have an hour where I can do anything one hour, I can go to sleep, I can, you know, put a meeting there. So I have a free hour doing every day and and I used it because I knew I was going I use it to take a nap. So I think napping is one of the best things that you can do. Another thing is that one of my friends is it's been he lives a really clean lifestyle in but he's been getting sick, right? And I said there's got to be a mystery. This is like no nicely great. I'm like get yourself in Orlando get yourself something to track is Yeah. And in an array is getting sleep scores at the opening track showing a lot of different trackers that do it. He was getting sleep scores a 41. In 45. He was getting no deep sleep and very, very little REM sleep.
This was going on.
We got all the data. And we actually implemented it because he was using THC. We implemented get we got rid of his THC, CBD oil and
it is consistently God.
Wow, big difference. Yeah,
that's huge. Hey, I'm just having some audio issues. I'm just gonna see if I can do something here real quick.
Yeah, no problem.
Sorry, we literally just had like, we've had ongoing issues with our internet. And we've just changed it over yesterday. And it's just, unfortunately, still having issues. But that's fine. Yeah. Can you hear me? Yeah, I can. I can. I definitely can. Cool. Alright, well, we'll continue on. So we'll just take another 15 minutes. So let's let's dive a little bit more into like, I mean, something that I said we have covered on a lot in the podcast is actually sleep in general, but we've never really dived into, like sleep hardware. So I mean, we talk about things like wearing blue blockers before bed or getting yourself something to track your sleep, but you just talking about the aura ring. But when it comes to the actual things that we sleep on the bed that you're sleeping on the pillow just sleeping on, how important is this thing? And what what is the most favorable for a person because we hear about soft beds, and we hear about hot beds being more favorable. And so it's all very confusing when it comes to that side of things. So when it comes to sleep hardware, what, like what is the best structure that you found?
All right, let's backtrack a little bit. And then let's go, let's go back to the modern day lifestyle, causing forward head position, we need to do something to counter that.
so the bed becomes less important than the pillow in the sleeping position does this guy something that I call the needle sleep position. And what that is, is putting your body in your position where it distributes the surface, it distributes your weight over the greatest amount of surface area, and then support your cause a program now developed I can't remember it was probably 11 to 1500s. Probably even before that, yeah. And pillows are designed to support your head. That is where the mistake, okay. So you cannot support your head and reinforce a nice natural cervical curve. Yeah, you have to support your neck, and then allow your head to lean back over a pillow or our next support guy. And you can only do that from one position. And that's back. sleeping position. Yep. So if you can imagine, I know it sounds kind of
a little off but being in a casket.
But you lie on your back, with your feet in your hands, and your legs and your arms out of the covers on your back with your hands down by your side. And then down the pillow a soft down pillow or our necklace that's designed for this directly under the neck supporting the neck, not yeah.com MBME An example of that. And there are some videos that I have made on how to use your neck mess. But you can do that with any pillow right now. Currently, we're working on shipping to Australia, but we don't have shipping to Australia at this point. Okay,
excellent. And so I mean, once they've like this to the neck nest, essentially how a pillow on top of a pillow. Like it's kind of how it looks right? It's almost like you've got your neck nesting pillow, then you've got your regular pillow. So it is still important to have some form of pillow to support the head. Is that correct?
Well, the reason why I put
that base on the bottom
is because I needed to elevate the I needed to elevate the neck a little bit. Yeah. So so I wanted the I tried to use just a neck roll. And what I found is that is that the role had to be too thick, in order for me to get the right angle of the neck. So that's why I lift I put the wall on top of the on top of that the neck, and you'll be able to see the design of it. Yeah, but you can same thing by getting a down pillow and turning it on its head. And then UY your neck over that.
Yeah, that's very interesting. And so I mean, how long does it take for people to typically get used to this, first of all, but then for them to start noticing a difference?
sleep quest, and we get that question all the time, when are they going to get used to it? What are they going to be able to get used to it, there's so many variables to that, because if you always been asleep, but it's Tommy MPO degeneration or neck problems and in herniated discs and stenosis, and the older you are, the more difficult is it is going to be to get you into that position. So I people on average, this is what you do, and don't get frustrated. If we can agree that sleeping on your back is the most neutral position that you can be in. And if the only way to restore your cervical spine, we start there.
Okay, now let's move on.
We say just try to sleep on your back an hour or two a night. Just start there. If you do that every single night, and we're not talking, you know, week one, week two, month one, month two, then eventually your body will get used to it. And you'll pull up the rotation in your lumbar spine and you'll improve the curve in your cervical spine. Yeah. Wow.
That's, that's crazy. And so I mean, what sort of differences? I mean, you had the experience of your friend before Jeremy's score from 4242. On he's ordering to 70. What other experiences do we have around it? Since using a neck pillow like Data Wise?
developing the neck. And so I think I might have said I don't remember if I said it, but I reviewed 1000 X rays. And I found that when you lose a cervical curve, neck, you end up getting that so as a mate and so as a muscle spasm in your lower back, yeah. And then it causes like, because of the scoliosis and your lumbar spine. So what we have now is because we just we launched the madness back in December, and we have over 3000 people. So we've been on my mom, and we post x rays. So it's changing the alignment of the the cervical curve, it's realigning people's necks, making a huge difference and allowing them to sleep through the whole night now without tossing and turning. It's really been it's been good. Yeah, it's absolutely unreal.
I mean, you just like because obviously the cell as you go so as on either side. And so what happens is, like you're saying one side will time, which means you know, don't necessarily think of it as so as issue be cuz it's only the ones audio back that song typically will see this down like your SIJ, which is that low, almost like pot off the side of your back on the side of your spine, sorry, that you can feel it feels like it almost like an extra joint This is down there. And that's what you'll tend to feel a lot of a lot of the discomfort and stuff when you so as is out of whack. So that's Yeah, that's really interesting that one side will go because of the cervical spine
is so under appreciate. And, and, and another thing, which is another critical point to all of this, and we talked about this in the in the sleep quest, is one of the things that's really destroying us is under the
the reason why the cervical spine moves our life because are possible position adapting to our lifestyle, which is what causes scar tissue. That's why it's so important to say director, but the body adapts to is, is we lose our balance and we lose our proprioception. And it's critically important for brain development development, because 80% of all of our phobias after signals are in our spine. And in a specific portion of our brain, which is called our wellness really requires all of these signals to be stimulated in order to be healthy. So watch it when you're sitting down on your butt in your in your not challenging your balance all day long. And you're sleeping in both positions and you're losing your spine and you so muscle is in spasm and you deteriorating your body mechanics, you're losing balance and your atrophying your brain and loneliness. major role is to develop the prefrontal cortex, so we lose our executive functioning just because of my sleeping position.
Yeah, it's absolutely bizarre, isn't it?
It's crazy. It's all connected, everything is connected in it. And in putting the puzzle together. So fun and now being able to educate people. And all you need to do is change your sleeping position in by a wobble did a wobble board is one of those boys that go on the floor as a ball on the bottom and you work on your balance on a daily basis. And you'll be able to help reverse those
that offset that damage. So how about something like for instance, if they know going to get bored just standing on one foot every once in a while? like is that going to be something that's that is effective? To some extent, obviously not as effective as a wobble board. But would that help?
challenging your balance, but again, we have to realize is, is that you can get away on a flat surface with a flat one. In Spain, tighten a muscle, right? Because Yeah, when you're using a wobble board, I mean, when you're when you're standing up on one foot, what you're doing is you're really challenging the big muscle groups, not the small muscle groups in this body. So so you're training the muscles, not the brain some Yeah. Okay. So when you because of the fact that we walk in these flat shoes, and we don't challenge our vestibular system, we we atrophy our brain. So it's so important to work on some. So another cheap way to do it. And obviously, this is a little bit more advanced, but you can you can, you know, do a slap line. You got two straps tie into a training to try to balance on a line like that. That's another way to do it. Yeah. Australia surfing standing up on a surfboard where, where it's, you know, wobbles. You know what I mean, in your chip.
Those types of activities, good things to do.
Yeah, definitely. No, it's really cool. And I like to influence people to get outside and do more things like that. So that's great guys slack line or get on stuff. But that's incredible, especially here in Australia was so fortunate for that. Yeah, yeah, definitely. So you lived in morn gone for a little period of time said you were here for about seven, eight months. And what was like, how long ago was that?
28 years. Okay,
excellent. So have you been back since?
I have not been back since but I've been trying to get
anywhere. I'm not able to do it. But I'll be back. The following week. Excellent.
When it comes to the neck rest, for instance, the neck neck? Sorry. Is that something you're shipping to Australia? Or DA? Have you got a distributor over here already?
So that's what I'm looking to do. I am looking to get 802 Australia right now. So I'm working with with a couple chiropractic offices to try to ones in Perth and ones in Sydney, Sydney. And then and then I'm going to share to an Oscar Amazon. occasion. Yeah.
Yeah, yeah, it's absolutely perfect. So I mean, for people who do sleep on their sides constantly or sleep on their fronts constantly. What's what sort of effects Can they see from that? is there is there a negative effect because of the way that they're sleeping on their side or negative effects from sleeping on that front?
Yeah, so what happens is, you're, in a sense, your lifestyle is a mold or a mold in when you if you want to have a shoulder issue, or an issue Benjamin in your shoulder, if you want to have a lower back that's rotation, or that's always twisted, just sleep on your side, because you spend one third of your life like that. Yeah. And I know they show these commercials. lining your back, let me tell you, it isn't alone. There's no way you can lie on your side. Not Have to toss and turn, the only way to do it, the only way to stay in one position, you could put a glass of water on my chest, and I will wake up with that same glass of water on my chest and toss and turn on my wall. And the only way to do that to put yourself in a neutral sleeping position. If not, your spine is going to be rotated job rotation, she'll end up with a shoulder issue. And I see that day in day out we see thousands of different patients. And we can now we can look at people and tell them I saw the sleeper.
Yeah, definitely. That's really interesting. Know Me, if I think back over my history of my shoulder injuries, it's always been on the side of the bed that I sleep on. And the side I always constantly would roll to. That was when I always had shoulder impingement, and is typically on my left side because I used to sleep on the left side of the bed. Now me and my wife says we actually switch sides of the beds and ever since have not had shoulder injuries.
Yeah, that's smart. Yeah, you gotta always change your position in and then they sleep quest. We talked about elevated sleep. And elevated sleep is like sleeping at a they make the beds now that have a you know that? My sleep? And, yeah, so sleeping at about five to eight degrees. And you know, you don't want to do that every single night. You gotta change it, you always want to switch things. But you can also sleep elevated. That's another way to help
me. Yeah. Wow. That's really cool. So I mean, what other things is there when it comes to sleep hardware that we haven't touched on?
Well, I think really an overlooked
issue is the year commerce. I, you know, everybody, especially, you know, couples they like to share and be under the same covers and play tug of war all night long. I mean, that it's really difficult to sleep on your back. Where the heck do your arms go? Yeah, you know, it's, you know, so I'm a firm believer, like a single sheet or single company, and you have yours in your sleep mate as theirs. And then your hands and your feet out because you want your body your body to temperature to regulate all your hands and your feet. You don't want to you know, you don't want to like sleep nothing on because everybody's fighting all night long to stay warm.
Yeah, definitely. That's that's how I naturally sleep. Whereas My wife is, she's a very, like she's always cold. So I'm the person who sleeps with every single night of the boys got my feet out, always have my hand out or at least one or the other. And yeah, it's very interesting. You say that. One thing that my brother in law has actually been playing with is one of the comfort of blankets is the blanket that is whited. So I think it's like, I think it's like seven and a half kilos or maybe a little bit more. And it pretty much it's just like a white a blank of the sits over the top and has meant to like it almost like restrains you a little bit. And he said that is actually really changed to sleep. He's seen a really big benefit from using it. Is that something that you've seen people use like, and he sleeps by himself? So individually, he's sleeping with his own blanket. So he's got his own choices to make that with what what happens with these lands and bits and bases not having to fight for the blanket. But have you seen a anything around that? Like the comfort of blankets, that the weighted blankets?
Yeah, so we're in we're in the development stage of a weighted pillow. blanket is a little too big, right? I just want something on somebody. But when you use weight, in a sense, it's like an ostrich stick in their head in the ground when they you know, when they're in danger. It's a protective thing. Yeah. So there is another My theory is that the reason why people like to sleep on the stomachs and they like to sleep on the side is because they feel so protective, enormous. Crunch down protective state. So when you use weight, that is the same thing. It gives you protection. So I tell patients to use weight on their torso, like on their chest, and then also put something over there to their eyes, because their eyes, so they don't get light into their eyes. Yeah, definitely.
I mean, DZ sleep pillow using like a low weight bag or something like that is really beneficial for your your eyes as well, obviously, like you're saying, I mean, one is a comfort factor. But secondly, just because of how damaging light can be to your sleep, which leads me on to thinking about kids with not lights. And I think that is all based around probably a marketing scheme to start with that there's monsters in the room. So you leave the light on. So the kid is safe all the time? How? Like, what's the best way to work around a nightlight for a kid if you know that it's affecting their sleep?
that's a good question he
likes very difficult to be able to get a deep sleep, your body will adapt to it. But if it's a changing light, or if it's a flickering light,
you know, those
lights will end up messing with your sleep pattern. So I would say just be careful that the light doesn't flicker change, like a red light a dark or light or would be a little bit of a better night. Yeah, because it doesn't sleep.
Yeah, so I was just thinking we actually used to have a party line in our bathroom, which was you just said it to read every night. And so you'd have just a red bread bathrooms looked like an old photo processing room, but it was great. And we met he didn't have to wear blue blocking glasses at all, you can just have your light on and you can still see and you can still function and do everything without that that artificial light affecting you. And that was definitely my first thought is why not get maybe a red light for the kid if that's something that they'll wanting to have is giving them some form of red lights. They're not getting at least the blues and greens coming through that function that Brian? More so than put them to sleep. Yeah, that's very interesting. Alright, cool. So outside of that, what else is there anything else you want to touch on around the neck that we haven't talked about yet?
latest is been you know sin and if they go to sleep, but homie talking a lot about the madness, but like I said, you can use a down pillow in the interim to stick on the neck to be able to watch your neck go over. Because, you know, when you when you're talking about sleep, there are a few things that you know, when when people ask them, what are the most important things about sleep? Well, first, you gotta go to bed and you gotta wake up at the same time. Right? That is so important because your body really wants to get it wants regular, consistent pounds. And the more regular The pattern is around sleep, the better chance you are going to get a great. So that's what is most important is sleep position. timing of your sleep, then the second would be sleep position, we talked about your neutral position. And in being able to sleep on your back with your neck supported, and then just cover your core during the summertime. Right. Yeah, so your body continuing to regulate in the last thing that I want to talk about about the tech pressure is about food or you eat too much food at night, or your core body body temperature needs to cool down because you've exercised too lazy. So you know, your body temperature needs to call in for you to be able to get a good night's sleep. And when you're eating food to lay the body detoxifying from alcohol or, or wherever it is, in anything that raises your body temperature is going to affect your sleep cycle. Yeah.
so I really recommend trying not to eat at least three hours before you go to bed. Or if you do have to eat before you go to bed, eat a very, very light meal. Just so you know, when you're not too hungry, because a little blood sugar can also affect your sleep pattern. Yeah,
And you have to cool your body temperature. If you have to then take a cold shower.
If you're cold temperatures,
good. You just need to get to some quick, you can take a long shower, get out of it. And then when your body temperature rapidly cools, you'll get tired. So that's one way to put people to sleep too.
Yeah, definitely. And how about around the use of supplementation? So something like melatonin or using magnesium, zinc magnesium basics is us out of a mix? Do you see that have a life for a person, it's a good way to actually get them to sleep? Or is it more so a function of when they're asleep? that it helps them out? Yes.
I'm not a big me I sell supplements, I recommend supplements. I'm not a big supplement fan to be able to help people sleep because I believe more of the buying game. So sounds like a CBD or a magnesium, like you said, will help calm the mind. Which then in a sexual allow the body to create a natural standard will release melatonin effectively. I don't like to take melatonin because you're taking me the hormones say that that stimulates sleep. So I like the body to naturally produce it. So you can do that with implementing the right lifestyle plan and the right habits. Now, with that said, if we need to reset somebody's circadian clock, or somebody's traveling, and then it's time for their circadian clock to really reset, and then you
can use melatonin Yeah, definitely, I've seen that to be really effective. And also, using light via benefit when you get to somewhere, all while stress, just traveling using light boxes or something like your, your human charger to kind of add light to the body at different times. So you suck it in rhythm is almost adjusted by the time you even get there. We've seen really great benefit with using that as well. For people who are traveling, it seems to work pretty well. But I mean, also things like around when you get to a location just trying to fit into the routine straightaway is I believe very beneficial for that, as well as trying to get into like the sunlight where you can do some form of grounding. Is that all bits and pieces you've
What was that? Sorry?
No, I just gonna say grounding is fantastic. It's it's definitely a must. Yeah,
yeah, definitely. No, we've seen that as a great benefit. I mean, that's generally the sleep. I'm sorry, the traveling tips that we give to people and that seems to work almost like it's almost flawless every time it seems to work really well.
Yeah, no, that's, that's great. And I tomorrow, I have to travel to California.
And I'm going to be on
a land in California, which will be like 131, two o'clock, 1112 one to two o'clock. And wake up for an event the next morning. So, you know, you get challenged with Okay, now what do I do? Like, when you're asleep? Is that messed up? I'm preparing for it right now. Yeah. Yeah. And, and then I'll, you know, I'll sleep on the plane. Build a nap into my data.
Really try to get on that schedule.
Yeah, that's incredible.
And so yeah, cool. Alright, that sounds very good. I think that's kind of covered up on most of the questions that I did have around this. Where can people mainly follow along? Like, I mean, first of all, where can people find your 30 day sleep quest? Where can people follow along with the the general information you guys are putting out around the neck nest as well?
Yeah, so they go to 30 day, sleep quest. com. That's the number 30 day sleep quest. com.
the information on the sleep quest, then if they use the code, right?
cheek life? Yep.
Right? Or maybe we'll make it simple. Forget it. Let's just use the code. Life. Right. Excellent. I like it.
Let's make it all and I'll put it in there. You can put it in the show notes to
capital letter. Yep.
All right. We'll, we'll give them $50
off of the sleep fast asleep classes. 149. But I'll make this request
for them for the entire 30 days
will also get the an online community I
What a bargain. Excellent, that's unreal. So LIFVON capitals, you get that for $99 instead of the 149 that generally costs and it's once again a video every single day with sleep with sleep tips, based around like making your sleep better. So that's that's really cool. That's really, really great and very generous of you. Thank you very much. What about in regards to following along for net quite sorry, the neck nest and bits and pieces that you're doing in general is a good place for you on socials?
Go to Facebook and search madness. Yeah, they can follow the madness and all the stuff that we're doing with their on the Facebook fan page. And if they go to netflix.com I always am posting videos there on sleep and different things that we're doing.
on Facebook, and they post the content on the website.
Yeah, it's unreal. Alright, cool. Well, thank you very much for your time today p tomato. And I really appreciate that. That was that was really cool. It's good to get a bit more insight into the actual hardware and the structure of the things that we're using, but also how much the way that you sleep can actually affect everything within your life. And for those who suffer from back pain. This is definitely something you should look into a lot because back pain itself is debilitating. It's not something that anyone likes to live with. And it's like Peter said there's always a cause for these things. So if you can figure it out, and we've pretty much just told you from the start that this could be a big issue for it is just fixing fixing the cervical spine. I feel like it's it's too easy a thing to not try.
Yeah, that's great.
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