“I’d consider getting a good night’s sleep is definitely one of the five top strategies you can do to extend you life,” Bowden said. “I don’t think that sleep gets the credit it should get as an anti-aging strategy...I think it’s a very, very important and neglected part of health.”
Bowden also weighed in on the link between sleep and obesity. And he provided his thoughts on how to improve sleep.
One of his tips? Get the electronics out of the bedroom.
“Your bedroom is not a second office,” he said.
Watch the video clips and read the interview transcript on the Big Think Web site.
Image courtesy of Dr. Jonny Bowden.