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  • Poor sleep is a likely culprit to your fatigue, brain fog, and irritability. These are the

  • strategies surgeons use to optimize their sleep.

  • First, get bright light exposure as soon as you wake up, preferably sunlight outside.

  • This signals it's time to be awake and starts the countdown for your body to release melatonin

  • at night, which is the sleep hormone.

  • Second, the half-life of caffeine is approximately 12 hours, meaning you should avoid drinking

  • coffee or ingesting other forms of caffeine after the morning.

  • Third, be consistent with the time at which you go to bed and wake up. Regardless of whether

  • that's early or late, consistency will improve the quality of your sleep and make it easier

  • to both fall asleep and wake up.

  • Fourth, your body needs to cool down by a few degrees for optimal sleep. Set your A/C

  • and fans accordingly.

  • And fifth, avoid lights, particularly blue light, close to bed, as this suppresses the

  • release of melatonin. Our eyes and brains are more sensitive at night to even a dimly

  • lit smartphone or laptop, which can cause sleep disruption.

  • For more tips, check out my sleep playlist.

Poor sleep is a likely culprit to your fatigue, brain fog, and irritability. These are the

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