Sleep Well: How High-Quality Rest Will Change Your Life with Dr. Pedram Navab, DO, Esq
Original Air Date Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Can you remember the last time you woke up feeling completely refreshed and ready to start the new day with bright eyes? If not, you may be like the millions of other people around the world who suffer from some form of sleep deprivation.
To discover the keys to more restful sleep and how to eliminate the distractions that keep us from fading into all stages of sleep, Positive Psychology Podcast Host Lisa Cypers Kamen speaks with a sleep medicine specialist about how to get high-quality rest that can change your life for the better. Dr. Pedram Navab is a board-certified neurologist and author of Sleep Reimagined: The Fast Track to a Revitalized Life. He works with patients with insomnia and sleep disorders that mimic insomnia. During this conversation, he shares the four physiological stages of sleep and tips for creating an environment where we can sleep well.
Dr. Pedram Navab — Sleep Well with High-Quality Rest:
- Dr. Navab describes why he studied the brain, sleep, dreams, and the law to change your life. [2:02]
- In his book, Sleep Reimagined, Dr. Navab investigates the prevalence of insomnia and how sleep affects our health and performance. [3:52]
- Dr. Navab shares the different ways people who have trouble sleeping can ditch sleep disorders. [6:16]
- The four stages of sleep and the physiological benefits of each stage. [15:49]
- Tips for setting ourselves up for sleep success. [21:29]
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“The bedroom should be for two things, sleep and sex.” @LisaKamen on @HHTalkRadio Click To Tweet“If you have more sex you will sleep better. That’s a fact.” @LisaKamen on @HHTalkRadio Click To Tweet“A lot of patients resort to sleep medications because it works relatively quickly.” @Doctor.Navab on @HHTalkRadio Click To Tweet“We have 4 stages of sleep.” @Doctor.Navab on @HHTalkRadio Click To Tweet“Stage four is rapid eye movement. At this stage, if you open someone's eyes their pupils are darting back and forth.” @Doctor.Navab on @HHTalkRadio Click To Tweet“Slow wave sleep is where tissue repair and wound repair occurs.” @Doctor.Navab on @HHTalkRadio Click To Tweet“Sleep is about getting into a rhythm and doing things methodically.” @Doctor.Navab on @HHTalkRadio Click To Tweet“Studies suggest reading a novel before bed helps us to sleep faster because we imagine ourselves in a different place with different characters.” @Doctor.Navab on @HHTalkRadio Click To Tweet“A sliver of light can affect your sleep.” @Doctor.Navab on @HHTalkRadio Click To Tweet“Temperature is a really big issue when you are going to sleep.” @Doctor.Navab on @HHTalkRadio Click To Tweet
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