Ep. 22 - Sleep Optimisation: Boosting Longevity and Strengthening Immunity



Episode 22

We all need sleep to function, but how important actually is sleep and what role does it play in not just our day-to-day lives, but our longevity and immune health? In this episode, you’re about to find out! 

Nicole discusses the significance of sleep optimisation for overall well-being, longevity, and immune health.  She delves into the benefits of quality sleep, like cognitive function enhancement, cardiovascular health, inflammation reduction, cellular repair and much more! Nicole also shares her top tips for structuring an effective morning and sleep routine to optimise your sleep for the long-term.

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Episode Timestamps


The role of growth hormones in sleep


Sleep and the immune system


The importance of quality sleep


Zinc deficiency and some of the causes


Building an effective morning routine


Creating a healthy sleep routine


Lifestyle factors for better sleep


Implementing new routines for better sleep

“Chronic sleep deprivation has been linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases. Quality sleep really supports the maintenance of healthy blood pressure and optimal cardiovascular function.”


Essential learnings from this episode…

The role sleep has when it comes to supporting cognitive function and cardiovascular health

How quality sleep reduces inflammation and promotes cellular repair

What can happen to our immune system when we have inadequate sleep

Why a consistent sleep routine is important for optimal sleep

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Hey there, I´m Nicole


Functional Medicine Practitioner
Registered Nutritional Therapist BANT CNHC
Registered Nutritionist BANT
Podcast Host – The Goode Health Podcast
Media Contributor – Women’s Health, Marie Claire, Thrive Global
Tatler Approved Nutritionist
Founder of The Goode Health Clinic – WINNER Best Functional Medicine Clinic UK 2023 

Nicole is one of the UK’s leading voices on immune health and optimal health, a specialist in autoimmune diseases, further specialised into thyroid, brain and fatigue conditions and optimising health for ambitious high achiever’s. Providing bespoke, personalised functional medicine programmes for clients worldwide.

Nicole has partnerships with worldwide global leaders in functional medicine including practitioner only supplement companies, testing laboratories (inc. from USA), to assess health, discover underlying imbalances and root causes of sub optimal health. In doing so Nicole works with clients on their own personal health history, root causes and genetics to achieve long lasting, effective results, providing optimal health status.