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The Links Between Sleep and Gastrointestinal Health

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Woman with stomach pain can't sleep.
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Three women chatting over coffee, two out of every three individuals who experienced weekly heartburn reported that their symptoms affected their ability to sleep.
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Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and sleep


Man sitting in bed, can't sleep due to acid reflux.
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The link between GERD and sleep


Woman ready for bed but IBS acting up.
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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and sleep


Man dreaming in REM sleep.
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Explaining the link between IBS and sleep


Woman wired for sleep study.
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Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and sleep


Pile of medication, medications used to manage IBD can disrupt sleep.
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Explaining the link between IBD and sleep


Shift worker repairing street light
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Colorectal cancer and sleep


Tired worker falling asleep on job.
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The link between colorectal cancer and sleep


A fatty liver with cell close-up.
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Liver disease and sleep


Circadian rhythm concept, clocks spinning around sleeping woman.
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The link between liver disease and sleep


Patient talking to gastroenterologists about sleep issues.
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Addressing the issue of sleep and gastrointestinal health


Martin Reed

Martin Reed

@insomniacoach

Martin is the creator of Insomnia Coach, an eight-week course that combines online sleep education with individual sleep coaching. His course helps clients improve their sleep so they can enjoy a better life with more energy and start each day feeling happy, healthy, rested, and refreshed. Martin also runs a free sleep training course that has helped over 5,000 insomniacs. He holds a master’s degree in health and wellness education and studied clinical sleep health at the University of Delaware.