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How to Sleep Better to Improve Brain Healing (Dr. Roy Wilkins – Part 2)

Let’s discuss some specifics on how to sleep better after a brain injury. Dr. Wilkins also shares important information on sleep hygiene, what a sleep study will do, and hope that there is help available.

This is Part 2 – check out last week’s episode to hear an introduction on how sleep affects the brain and sleep disturbances after brain injury, along with more of Dr. Wilkins personal journey with TBI.

Listen online at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/48-why-is-sleep-so-important-sleep-disturbances-after/id1538810003?i=1000556670868

0:00 Intro

5:15 Getting to Root Cause

7:00 Trouble Falling Asleep

10:00 Trouble Staying Asleep

16:15 Help with Sleep Medicine

18:05 What is a Sleep Study?

19:30 What Happens when you’re Sleep Deprived

22:15 More Sleep Study Info

24:15 Sleep Hygiene / Habits

33:30 Do what you Can Do

35:15 Words of Hope: There’s Help

37:20 Contact


Roy Wilkins, D.C., M.D., RPSGT has extensive training and history in neurology, chiropractic medicine, and sleep medicine. He received his D.C. degree in 1983, residency orthopedics with board certification in 1989, residency neurology board certification in 1992, fellowship with sleep medicine American academy sleep medicine waiver B program in 2006, and MD degree UHSA 2010. He has owned and operated sleep labs White Mountain Sleep Lab from 2003 to present.

Contact: roydwilkins@hotmail.com



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