Spectrum Of Health Podcast Episode #231

Maximizing GABA for Better Sleep Quality with Dr. Christine Schaffner | Episode 231

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In this solo episode of the Spectrum of Health podcast, I delve into the importance of sleep and discuss one solution that I helped to create called Somnium (GABA Cream). I share valuable insights into the different phases of sleep, including deep sleep and REM sleep, and their impact on our overall health and well-being.

Make sure to check the links below to find Somnium as well as some of my other products from the iPothecary store!

Key Notes From This Episode:

  • The staggering statistics on sleep disorders and their associated health risks in America.
  • The crucial roles of deep sleep and REM sleep in healing, memory consolidation, emotional regulation, and lymphatic drainage in the brain.
  • The significance of GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid) as a calming neurotransmitter and its impact on sleep, stress, anxiety, and the pineal gland.
  • The importance of creating a healthy sleep environment by minimizing blue light exposure, reducing electromagnetic radiation, and maintaining optimal temperature.
  • The various benefits of GABA, including reducing anxiety, improving sleep quality, supporting the immune system, and protecting the brain.
  • And so much more!


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About Dr. Christine Schaffner

Dr. Christine Schaffner is a board-certified Naturopathic Doctor who has helped thousands of people recover from chronic or complex illnesses. Through online summits, her Spectrum of Health podcast, the network of Immanence Health clinics, and renowned online programs, Dr. Schaffner goes beyond biological medicine, pulling from all systems of medicine and healing modalities–helping patients reclaim their wellness and reveal their brightest light.

Dr. Schaffner completed her undergraduate studies in Pre-medicine and Psychology at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville and her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine at Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington.

With her diverse skill set, Dr. Schaffner seeks to improve access, outcomes, and recovery speed for patients struggling with chronic, complex, and mystery illnesses. Patients travel worldwide to reclaim their wellness using her Ecosystem & Terrain, Energy Analysis, Clear Blocks, and Optimize Flow (EECO) methodology.