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The Back Story

Sep 6, 2021

What could be keeping you from a better night of sleep? Our guest is Dr. Ana Krieger, Chief of Sleep Neurology in the Department of Neurology and the Director of the Center for Sleep Medicine at Weill Cornell. Dr. Krieger is also Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Departments of Medicine, Neurology and Genetic Medicine and board-certified by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. She helps us address:

(1:28) why do we sleep?, (5:46) screen time and sleep distractions, (7:37) the role diet and exercise play with sleep, (9:58) white noise, (11:15) over the counter sleep aids (15:05) alcohol and sleep, (16:20) when prescription medicine is needed, (22:37) power naps, and (30:16) tips for improving sleep.
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