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Obstructive Sleep Apnea (07:27)


Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains the importance of sleep to an individual’s health. Long-haul truck driver Glenn Keller suffers from a treatable sleep disorder. Stanford University’s William Dement opened the first sleep disorders clinic.

Idiopathic Hypersomnia (08:04)

Gupta describes common sleep disorders and the risks associated with sleep deprivation. Danielle Hulshizer suffers from idiopathic hypersomnia; for her, the feeling of sleepiness never wears off. She receives treatment from David Rye at the Emory Sleep Center in Atlanta.

Sleep Studies (07:12)

Gupta undergoes a sleep study at Emory Sleep Center and reviews his results with Dr. Rye. Keller learns that he still has sleep apnea, but it has improved thanks to the effort he has put into weight loss.

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The Science of Sleep

Part of the Series : Vital Signs
DVD (Chaptered) Price: $129.95
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In this episode of Vital Signs explores the importance of sleep. The way we sleep affects our health well-being, and our every waking hour. Join Dr. Sanjay Gupta as he studies his own sleep habits and learns what we can all do to start sleeping better.

Length: 24 minutes

Item#: BVL187404

ISBN: 978-1-64623-299-4

Copyright date: ©2015

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