Original Air Date Wednesday, April 4, 2018

In this week’s episode you will learn about: 

The link between poor sleep and depression

Why sleep differs from rest and how to use both to restore your energy

How your sleep habits affect your partner

Natural vs OTC & Pharmaceutical sleep aids 



Dr. Elliott Alpher is a dental surgery graduate of Georgetown University Dental School with post graduate work in Oral Pathology and Periodontics at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. He is an associate clinical professor of oral surgery at George Washington University Medical Center and is on.  staff at the National Rehabilitation Hospital, Prince George’s Medical Center and Providence Hospital. He is the founder of The Alpher Center in Washington, D.C. where he helps patients recover from sleep disorders, jaw pain and helps them thrive. Dr. Alpher and his wife, Lee, live in Maryland with their Standard Poodle, Max, who is really in charge. More here

Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith is an author, speaker, and board-certified physician. She has an active medical practice in Alabama (near the Birmingham area). She received her B.S. in Biochemistry at the University of Georgia, and graduated with honors from Meharry Medical College in Nashville. She has been an adjunct faculty member at Baker College and Davenport University in Michigan teaching courses on health, nutrition, and disease progression. Dr. Dalton-Smith is a national and international media resource on the mind, body, spirit connection and a top 100 medical expert in Good Housekeeping Doctors’ Secrets. More here.