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Could this HIDDEN culprit be DEPRIVING you of a good night’s sleep?

You’re tossing and turning… watching the clock… and fluffing your pillows to no end.

Your bed could be PERFECTLY made… and your room COMPLETELY dark and silent…

And yet you still can’t get a wink of sleep!

We all have a restless night every now and then…

But if your sleep troubles are nagging at you more than you’d like… and you think you’ve tried every trick in the book to get some restful zzzz’s…

There may be one “sleep hack” you’re missing out on.

It’s not an expensive device… or a powerful pill.

But it could BANISH sleep disturbances… for good!

The STEAMY secret behind bedroom unrest

You probably already know how your ability to sleep soundly DEPENDS on maintaining the right temperature.

I’m not just talking about in your room… where scientists have determined the “ideal” thermostat setting to be between 60 and 67 degrees…

But also in your body!

Lowering the ambient temp can help bring your core body temp down

And these days, there’s no shortage of “cooling” mattresses and pads… “climate control” gadgets for your bed… and even “cold” pillows to rest your head on!

But to TRULY allow your core temperature to DROP… you’ve got to address one of the biggest culprits behind getting “heated” while you sleep.

It’s your blood sugar!

Elevated glucose levels are linked to impaired thermoregulation.

That disrupts your ability to MAINTAIN a steady body temperature regardless of how the mercury rises or falls…  to COOL DOWN after HEATING UP.

And the MORE heat you retain… the WORSE your sleep will be!

Diabetics… especially those with insulin resistance… can have a heckuva time regulating their body temperatures, especially when trying to sleep.

But you don’t need a type 2 diabetes diagnosis for your blood sugar levels to SABOTAGE your good night’s sleep.

Imbalanced blood sugar… and SURGING insulin… after eating a late meal can prevent ANYONE from entering a “deep sleep” phase.

Especially if that meal contained lots of carbs that could cause a spike.

The result?


Rack up enough sleepless nights like that… and the resulting sleep deprivation could put you in the crosshairs for excess inflammation… mood disturbances… cognitive impairment… and more.

It could even SHORTEN your life!

And in the irony of all ironies, being DEPRIVED of good sleep over an extended period of time could also skyrocket your risk for full-blown diabetes.

So, the “hack” I mentioned earlier for stress-free sleep is actually two-fold. You can BEAT BACK bedtime blood sugar spikes by…

  1. NOT consuming anything with a high glycemic index within 3 or 4 hours before going to bed, and
  2. MAINTAINING perfect glucose control in the long term.

That second one is particularly important – and it couldn’t be easier to do.

Research shows that supplementing with the “sleep hormone,” melatonin, not only promotes a more restful night… but also helps improve A1c levels.

It appears to play a key role in glucose metabolism… and maintaining glucose homeostasis.

A powerful antioxidant, melatonin also SUPPRESSES excess inflammation – which, as I mentioned, is a risk of sleep deprivation.

It’s also a hallmark of type 2 diabetes that RAGES out of control.

You can find melatonin capsules or tablets at your local health food store or online… and for just PENNIES a day.

It’s safe to take on a nightly basis over a long period of time…

But in certain folks with blood sugar issues, large doses may inhibit insulin secretion.

So, start out small… and work with your doc to regularly monitor your blood glucose levels.

Even better, keep a sleep diary to track your progress.

To your sweet dreams,

Melissa Young

P.S. As I shared with you earlier this year, melatonin can also BEAT BACK the earliest signs of aging… and even EXTEND lifespan. Click here to find out how.

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