Sleep Centers of Middle Tennessee

Radio Show for July 24

Posted on 24 Jul 2011 - 8:20 AM by Dr. Brian Wind

This week the Sleep Doctors will address the impact of poor sleep on your mental health.  Specifically, they will discuss how poor sleep is related to depression in teens and adults.  Tune in!

Weekly Poll Question

On average, how much sleep do you get per night?  Go to our Weekly Poll page to weigh in this week.


Sleep in the News

Health.com reports linkage between sleep and your mood. You can read the full article at:

Good Sleep Raises Quality of Life, Lowers Depression


Also in the news, Discovery News reports the amount of sleep humans get may be impacted by electronic devices. Check this out from Discovery News:

Sleeping with TV on Linked to Depression


Finally, the negative impacts of poor sleep on mental health are not limited to adults.  Take a look at this article from from Health.com about the impact of sleep deprivation in teens:

Sleep Deprivation Linked to Teen Depression


Call in with your questions or to discuss your experience with these issues.  We want to hear from you!


Caller Questions

Call in with your questions at any time during the show at 615-737-9986.  You can also call us 24/7 at 1-866-SLEEP20.  Or send us email.

If time permits, the sleep doctors will address an email question from a listener. Tanya from Nashville writes:

I was diagnosed with panic disorder many years ago as a teen. Two years ago I was diagnosed with sleep apnea, and I have been using CPAP every night since to treat my apnea disorder. I have not had a panic attack in the time I have been on CPAP – could this be related to using CPAP?

We’re waiting on your call!