#127: Sleep Habits for High Performance with Dr. Meeta Singh


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Get better sleep today!!

In today’s episode, we are chatting with Dr. Meeta Singh, sleep medicine doctor and sleep performance consultant. Her principle philosophy is to cut through the hype and disinformation about sleep and provide an evidence-based guide to getting your sleep right.

She has served as a consultant for multiple NFL, MLB, NHL and NBA teams. She has worked with college sports teams and large organizations, and CEO’s and other C-suite executives who are aiming for success in the global world. In her clinical practice, she is the service chief of sleep medicine, and section head and medical director at the Henry Ford sleep center in Michigan. She did her training in Psychiatry at the Mayo clinic and a sleep fellowship at the Henry Ford Hospital.

In this episode, we talk about why Dr. Meeta became a sleep medicine doctor, the importance of sleep, and the real amount of sleep you should be getting. We’ll also discuss the effect sleep has on decision making, how to use caffeine the right way, understanding the difference between insomnia and sleep deprivation, and how to get rid of that habit of late-night overthinking. If you’ve been looking to level up your sleep habits, this is a must-listen!

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03:05 - Why Dr. Meeta is a Sleep Medicine Doctor

07:27 - Sleep Disorders We Need To Know About

09:22 - The Importance of Sleep

12:47 - The Right Amount of Sleep You Should Get

18:29 - Why Decision Making Gets Impacted When You Get Less Sleep

21:27 - Do Athletes Need More Sleep?

23:54 - Explanation of The Stages of Sleep

28:33 - How To Drink Caffeine Effectively

32:41 - What a Circadian Rhythm Is

36:28 - How To Align Your Work With Your Biological Clock

42:17 - How To Understand If You’re A Night Owl/Early Bird

46:07 - Meeta’s Opinion on Naps

50:02 - Insomnia vs. Sleep Deprivation

54:37 - What We Should Do When We Overthink

59:49 - Dr. Meeta’s World Series Ring

1:00:56 - Dr. Meeta’s Secret to Profiting in Life

Mentioned In The Episode:

Dr. Meeta’s Website: https://meetasinghmd.com/

Dr. Meeta’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/meetasinghmd

Dr. Meeta’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/athletesleepmd/

Dr. Meeta’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/meetasinghmd

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