Sleep Pressure

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The most relevant clips for your search query are from episode #31 with Dr. Matthew Walker. In this episode, Dr. Walker explains the concept of sleep pressure and how adenosine builds up in the brain throughout the day, causing us to feel sleepier as the evening approaches. He also discusses the two main receptors for adenosine and how they work to promote sleepiness and shut down wakefulness areas of the brain. Additionally, Dr. Walker discusses potential mechanisms behind how CBD may benefit sleep, including its thermoregulatory effects, anxiolytic properties, and ability to alter adenosine signaling.