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The Flipping 50 Show

Let's start Flipping 50 with the energy and the vitality you want for this second half! I solve your biggest challenges and answer questions about how to move, what to eat, and when, along with the small lifestyle changes that can make the most difference in the least amount of time. Join me and my expert guests for safe, sane, simple solutions for your second (and better) half!

Oct 25, 2022

Sleep through menopause? Whether you’re thinking, but how? Or you’re already sleeping well - for the moment - stay tuned. My guest is a Functional doctor who really specializes in supporting her clients through hormone imbalance, including those that can start because of sleep or those that are worsened because of sleep. 

Regardless of which way we think about the consensus for us at all ages is sleep is crucial to health. 

The Sleep Yourself Skinny ebook includes about 20 things you can do to enhance your fitness by getting a better night’s sleep. 


My Guest: 

Dr Farah Sultan is a Medical Doctor, double board certified in Family Medicine and Functional and Regenerative Medicine.

She has trained and worked in 3 continents: India, UK and the US.

She is the CEO of Vitalogy Wellness and Med-spa and the founder of the Mandala Method.

She is an international award-winning speaker and expert in sleep and hormone balance and has helped thousands of women regain their sleep, energy and youthfulness without the use of addictive prescription medications.

She lives with her husband of 23 years and three children in Birmingham, Alabama and loves to travel, read, garden, cook and is into biohacking.

Questions we answer in this episode: 

02:52 Please share your personal story as to why you do what you do?

05:33 Why is loss of sleep such an important issue, for women in midlife particularly, and why is it on which the rise in today's world?

11:52 Here at Flipping50, listeners and students are well-versed in why without sleep their hormones, cortisol, insulin, testosterone, and growth hormone could wreak havoc in a way that could deem an otherwise effective exercise plan ineffective, why else is lack of sleep so harmful? 

15:03 What are the root causes of loss of sleep in relationship with hormones?

18:23 Let’s talk about restful sleep and sleep cycles if you don’t mind diving into them for listeners, the full cycle of sleep and the number of times one goes through that each night.. 

19:35 What happens when those stages of sleep get disrupted? 

How can good sleep lead to longevity?

Anything else you can share regarding how sleep is related to weight and metabolism?

26:17 What is the Mandala Method?

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