Does Sleep Affect Testosterone Levels?

Does Sleep Affect Testosterone Levels?


How bad can it really be for your testosterone if you don't get enough sleep each night? Is it really that big of a deal? Does sleep even effect testosterone at all? Well that is the exact question in this week's podcast! In this episode we cover:

00:00 - Intro

00:40 - Where did this idea start?

03:20 - What is the mechanism behind the relationship of sleep and testosterone?

06:30 - Sleep…  miracle drug or worst nightmare?

07:58 - Sleep quality

09:51 - Sleep Timing

11:43 - Sleep apnea

14:04 - Can I reverse this?

15:01 - How to sleep better

17:49 - Recap

18:28 - My take

I hope you find this helpful on your journey to better health!

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https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/18853931/