Sleep Centers of Middle Tennessee

Radio Show for May 22

Posted on 20 May 2011 - 2:39 PM by Dr. Brian Wind

Tune in this week as the doctors discuss insomnia, frequent nighttime trips to the bathroom, and CPAP mask issues. The Doctors will take your calls and respond to your e-mails. Find out if a pre-sleep ritual has any affect on your sleep.

Sleep In the News

From US News and World Report, a new study showing some not so new results related to poor sleep, urinary problems and sexual functioning. Be prepared to call in with question regarding this all to common issue. To read more about this topic, follow the link below:

http://health.usnews.com/health-news/family-health/sleep/articles/2011/05/14/poor-sleep-tied-to-incontinence-impotence

Also in the news, more about the CPAP’s ability to provide symptom relief to sleep apnea patients….even those with mild apnea symptoms. Tune in to hear the doctors discuss what they see in clinic regarding this topic. This, from Science Daily:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110515122452.htm

Listener Questions

One of our e-mail questions this week comes from Millie in Morristown who writes, “Why do I wake up from a nap sometimes more tired than when I laid down?”

I think everyone has experienced this at some point in their life. Find out what some of the possible causes are as the Doctors answer Millie’s question.


Sleep Talk

During this segment the topic will be “troubleshooting your problems with CPAP” – some people who wear CPAP to treat their OSA have trouble tolerating their CPAP machines, and these problems are often easily fixed!

Healthy Sleep Tip of the Week

The Doctors will discuss a “pre-sleep ritual” and how it can have a big effect on your sleep.

Tune in this week. Until then, Pleasant Dreams!