The TRUTH about vitamin C and sleep

Vitamin C is an antioxidant powerhouse. We primarily take Vitamin C for our immune health, and it's a necessary vitamin for maintaining healthy bones, skin, and teeth. But vitamin C has some incredible benefits for your sleep.

Vitamin C is also called ascorbic acid, and it helps "eat" free radicals to keep them out of your system. Research also indicates that proper levels of vitamin C can act as a hedge against memory loss associated with the lack of sleep. And it can help reduce some of the symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea.

But there is a LOT to learn about vitamin C, specifically as it relates to your sleep health. So join Dr. Michael Breus as he explains the HOW vitamin C works in your body and why it's important to get more of it in your everyday diet.

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0:00 Why Vitamin C is so important
0:39 How Vitamin C works in the body
1:33 Where to get Vitamin C
2:00 How much Vitamin C to take
2:43 Vitamin C and your sleep
3:46 Vitamin C and memory protection
4:27 Vitamin C and sleep apnea
5:00 A patient story

😴 Michael Breus, Ph.D., is a double board-certified clinical psychologist and sleep expert. He's been in practice since 1999 and helped thousands of patients improve their sleep. Dr. Breus has written five books on sleep and conducted over 1,000 interviews to the press and public.

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7 Comments

  1. Thanks Doc. Ill make sure my Vitamin C and foods with C are taken in the am. I’m taking a time release C. Are you ok with that if tajen in there am?

  2. Thanks for a great video! I learned a lot about vitamin C. Just wanted to let you know that while you are talking about vitamin C there are a few times where the writing on the screen says vitamin D. Could confuse people.

  3. Great information! Thank you so much for making this very useful and helpful video Dr. Michael. We very much appreciate it!❤👍

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