Pearl Lee, PharmD, IFMCP

Category: Lifestyle

Guide to Better Sleep

Why am I so tired all the time? How do I fall asleep and stay asleep? Why do I keep waking up at night? These are questions many of us deal with, at least from time to time. Here are some tools and tips that I hope can help you achieve high quality rest at […]

Guide to Cycle Syncing

During our reproductive years, women are cyclical beings in more ways than one. In addition to our 24-hour circadian rhythm, we have the ~26-35 day menstrual cycle. During this monthly cycle, hormones rise and fall, contributing to our different moods, symptoms and even exercise tolerance. Why is it that sometimes we feel like chatting with […]

Your Circadian Rhythm: What is it and Why Does it Matter?

The circadian rhythm is your body’s internal clock responsible for regulating your sleep/wake cycles, body temperature and productivity through hormones and neurotransmitters. It determines whether you’re a “morning” or a “night” person. The two primary hormones in effect are cortisol, which gives us energy (high in the morning) and melatonin (high at night). Cortisol fuels […]