The A to Zzzzz of sleep (or lack thereof)

Sara Dimerman in conversation with Dr. David Kanawaty. Over the course of this episode you will learn more about:

  • What’s “normal” or healthy in regards to length and continuity of sleep for children, teens and adults
  • What interferes with good sleep hygiene and what the potential risks associated with not getting enough sleep are
  • Some of the indicators/symptoms that someone is in need of a sleep lab or specialist to help them determine why their sleeping habits or patterns are not typical of someone their age. For example, is snoring always an indicator that the person has apnea and in need of a sleep study?
  • How to gain access to the services of a sleep lab or specialist
  • What to expect at the sleep lab
  • Some of the most common diagnoses following a sleep study
  • Treatment options for sleep disorders such as apnea and insomnia
  • The risks associated with not treating a sleep disorder