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Every person diagnosed with narcolepsy embarks on a unique journey. There is no standard path, and for many, this proves to be among the most challenging aspects of the disorder. The Narcolepsy 360 podcast is a series of interviews that take a panoramic view of narcolepsy from the patient, caregiver, research and clinical perspective. Each conversation draws on experiences, best practices and expert advice from patients, parents and doctors. From the latest research to lifestyle tips, our po ...
 
Join our email list @ ineedasleepcoach.com Set your reminders and tune in for your weekly dose of sleep-related talk featuring the latest trends, advances, and tips to help you get a better night's rest. If you suffer from sleep disorders or are just looking to improve the quality of your sleep this podcast is for you. So lay back into your favorite spot, relax and close your eyes as we discover the truth about sleep.
 
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Nightmares can be troubling, scary and even cause depression! Did you know that they can also contain secrets to solving our problems? Join me for a very special interview with author and dream expert Tzivia Gover as we journey through nightmares, night terrors and recurring bad dreams. Learn how you can wake up with a plan and document your experi…
 
Nicole Kenyon is a person with Type 1 Narcolepsy. She is also a multi-faceted narcolepsy advocate. She is an author of a memoir, a blogger, legislative advocate, personal trainer and the face of @fitniknarcoleptic Instagram where she shares workout routines. In this episode, Nicole shares how she struggled with excessive sleepiness most of her chil…
 
Matthew Horsnell is a person with Type 1 Narcolepsy. He also is a multi-faceted narcolepsy advocate. He’s a speaker, a blogger, legislative advocate and narcolepsy support group leader. In this episode, Matthew and Claire discussed how becoming a dad pushed him to figure out his extreme daytime sleepiness that he dealt with throughout his childhood…
 
Grace McGinnis is a college student studying Pre Med, a Division 1 college athlete and also a person with Type 1 Narcolepsy. In this episode, Grace and Claire discuss how Grace functioned as a “sleepy child” and how she was aware at a young age that her experience of sleepiness wasn’t normal. In her sophomore year of high school, her health and per…
 
What do you do when sleepiness gets in the way of your daily routine. Coffee, Sugar, Exercise? We all have coping mechanisms but what if it happens all the time, what if your child is exhibiting sluggish behavior, the teachers are complaining about their laziness or sleeping in class. These are all signs that your child may need help. In this week'…
 
Dr. George Church is a Professor at Harvard & MIT, co-author of 580 papers, 143 patent publications & the book "Regenesis"; developed methods used for the first genome sequence (1994) & million-fold cost reductions since (via fluor-NGS & nanopores), plus barcoding, DNA assembly from chips, genome editing, writing & recoding; co-initiated BRAIN Init…
 
Health And Wellness: Living In Total Health - Glen Alex | The Glen Alex podcast With so much uncertainty in the world today we sometimes forget amazingly simple core internal messages that tell us how we can be in a state of happiness. My guest today is author of Living in Total Health and wellness coach Glen Alex of The Glen Alex podcast. As a lic…
 
Has anyone ever told you they heard you say something in your sleep? Maybe it was just jibberish, or maybe it was some dark secret you didn't want anyone to know. We've all done it at some point in our lives the medical term for this is somniloquy and it's a type of Parasomnia a collection of rare and bizarre sleep disorders that include: #Confusio…
 
Ginna Freehling is a neuroscience graduate and works in cancer clinical research at a biotech company. She is also a PWN. In this episode, Ginna shares how at the age of twenty she started experiencing symptoms of narcolepsy. In the process of trying to figure out what was going on, she was discouraged by her sleep specialist to not seek a formal d…
 
#insurance, #CPAP, #Sleepproblems Sleep Apnea continues to be one of the most prevalent of undiagnosed sleep disorders that require medical treatment to resolve. Among those treatments are Oral Appliance Therapy we covered in Part 3, and Sleep Studies we covered in Part 4 however once you've made the decision to begin your sleep journey what should…
 
Dr. Jennifer Gudeman is the Vice President, Medical and Clinical Affairs at Avadel Pharmaceuticals. In this episode, Dr. Gudeman and Claire discuss how Avadel Pharmaceuticals is seeking FDA approval for a once-nightly form of sodium oxybate (FT218) for the treatment of EDS and cataplexy in people with narcolepsy. Dr. Jennifer Gudeman was appointed …
 
Part 2 of the series covers bad dreams, characters, and powerful tricks you can use tonight to remember all of your dreams when you wake up. WATCH THE VIDEO Our interview with "Wake Up to Your Dreams" Author and Founder of the Institute for Dream Studies, Justina Lasley takes us on a journey through her past and what led her to create her DreamSyne…
 
In this two-part interview "Wake Up to Your Dreams" Author and Founder of the Institute for Dream Studies, Justina Lasley takes us on a journey through her past and what led her to create her DreamSynergy formula: Dreams + Action = Change. Watch the Video Interview It's a fascinating look inside the mind of an expert whose commitment to dream inter…
 
Travis Pavlicek is a husband, father of three and his son Cruz is a child with narcolepsy. In this episode, Travis shares how the onset of Cruz’s narcolepsy symptoms escalated within a span of 3 weeks. He details how his family struggled to find a doctor who knew what was going on with Cruz until finally they drove through the night to Mayo Clinic …
 
#sleepissues, #childnightterror, #sleepbreathingissues This week's co-host Sleep Coach Teresa DeNike @sleepbetternyc (Instagram) our guest is Pulmonologist Dr. Sarang Patil, MD. @sarangspatil1 (Twitter) In this short informative episode, we explore how improper airflow leads to complications in OSA and other sleep disorders. It's a part of the 5 pa…
 
Shamarla Morgan is a PWN and a narcolepsy advocate. In this episode, Shamarla shares how despite a self-diagnosis of narcolepsy type 1 within the first year of her symptoms, it took four years for her to receive a proper diagnosis. She experienced many frustrating interactions with doctors who didn’t take her communication about the disorder and he…
 
We're back with a brand new episode! With so many of us getting advice on Sleep Apnea and other sleep disorders it's no wonder many people remain confused on which guidance to follow and what options are available. In this episode, we speak to Dr. Collins a dentist who is using oral appliance therapy to treat his patients with sleep apnea. We go th…
 
Dr. John Peever is a professor of Cell and Systems Biology at the University of Toronto. In this episode, Dr. Peever shares why he got into narcolepsy and other sleep disorders research. He shares what his latest research is focusing on and how sleep research may influence future narcolepsy treatments. In his efforts through research and the Canadi…
 
In this episode, Shelby Harris, PsyD, a Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) expert who treats a wide variety of sleep disorders (insomnia, nightmares, circadian rhythm disorders, narcolepsy, apnea treatment noncompliance) using evidence-based non-pharmacological treatments discusses her book "The Women’s Guide to Overcoming Insomnia". In her book, she…
 
With so many choices in over-the-counter sleep products, how can you be sure that a sleep product is right for you? In this episode, Teresa from @sleepbetternyc and Tom, The Sleep Guy review some of the popular trends emerging in the sleep market. Some you know, others you may have never heard of. Two sleep coaches give their honest opinions on whi…
 
Ginger Zee is the chief meteorologist for ABC News, author, advocate and a person with narcolepsy. In this episode, Ginger shares her journey to being diagnosed with narcolepsy type 2. She also shares about how her mental health was affected by her drug prescriptions to her narcolepsy symptoms. Claire and Ginger discuss how she handles her narcolep…
 
In part two of the series with speak with Dr. Upneet Chawla about what to expect when going in for a consult, what you should be asking from your Primary doctor, and which tests are recommended. We also discuss advances in sleep medicine like dental and surgeries that can be used to treat sleep apnea. This video is perfect for anyone who is taking …
 
Does noise wake you up in the middle of the night? Whether it's the neighbor's dog barking, city noise, planes, trains, or your partner's snoring you need relief and you need it now! In our latest episode of Sleep Dose we go over the Pros and Cons of Earplugs what's the importance of sizing properly, how do you know which material is best suited fo…
 
Lots of changes coming for the new year. I wanted to share some exciting news and you'll have to watch to find out. 2020 is gone and with the new year comes plenty of opportunities to get on the right track with health, fitness, and most importantly sleep hygiene. In the weeks to come, we'll be interviewing a slew of new guests and you can be on th…
 
1 and 10 adults suffer from an ailment that interrupts their sleep, Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) and although new drugs have emerged to treat the condition, they often borrowed from other disorders and have drawbacks and side effects. The problem is that doctors know what it is and how to treat it but not why some people are afflicted with it. It’s …
 
The fountain of youth has long been sought after and yet remains elusive. New evidence reveals that sleep may hold the key to aging and physical appearance. How can a good night’s sleep reverse aging and improve your appearance? Sleep coach Teresa DeNike and I discuss some simple changes that can help people find their fountain of youth and you'll …
 
In this week's episode - We focus on Relationship, Sleep, and Sex in the time of COVID-19. How has it changed our relationships by forcing us to take an honest look at our partners, spouses, and what we value or want to change? The divorce rate is up, sex is declining among the younger population, and dating through a plexiglass window has all but …
 
In this episode, I team up with Conner Bopp of Sleep Made Simple to provide a list of our favorite products that ensure you get the most of your rest time. Also, we interview Greg Yeutter of Bedtime Bulb and learn about the importance of limiting your exposure to Blue Light prior to going to sleep. Sleep Ear Plugs, Ylang Ylang essential oil, Sleep …
 
Does this describe you? Sleep has no order, rest brings no solace and life appears to be unimaginably chaotic. Excessive daytime sleepiness followed by broken sleep at night. You may have Narcolepsy let our sleep guests tell you their stories and if it sounds like you need help, we'll be happy to point you in the right direction. Watch the video Su…
 
Episode 3 explores the link between sleep debt, fatigue, and sleep as we age. We also discuss Misophonia a disorder in which certain sounds trigger emotional or physiological responses with Special Guest and spiritual guide Johnson Chong, author of Sage Sapien: From Karma to Dharma. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/thesleepguy)…
 
How are Sleep Apnea and Insomnia related? Why are dentists important in a Sleep Apnea treatment? How are EMFs impacting your OSA and causing Insomnia? Insomnia journey guest interview Laura Bennett provides an account of her prediagnosis of Sleep Apnea and Insomnia and her path to well being. Holistic treatment options for Insomnia with guest speak…
 
In the opening episode, Tom lays the groundwork for the road ahead by taking a look back at how his own sleep journey began. We also uncover little known facts about sleep deprivation, its impact on today's society, and examine a few tragic scenarios that can be connected to lack of sleep. View The Sleep Guy on YouTube Support the show (https://www…
 
1 and 10 adults suffer from an ailment that interrupts their sleep, many suffer in silence. Sleep disorders and conditions can increase your chance of heart attack, diabetes, stroke, and leads to obesity and making us more susceptible to problems like Alzheimer's, Dementia and can put us at increase risk for depression and mental illness. Tune in t…
 
Belle Hutt is a fitness instructor, influencer, author, advocate and a pwn. In this episode, Belle shares her journey to being diagnosed with narcolepsy type 1. She also shares how she navigated her education while having narcolepsy and not feeling comfortable to disclose to her professors about it. Ultimately, she decided to get personal trainer c…
 
Dr. Indra Narang is the Director of Sleep Medicine at the Hospital for Sick Children, in Toronto, Canada. She is also an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto. Dr. Narang specializes in many sleep disorders including pediatric obstructive sleep apnea and narcolepsy. She established the first pediatric narcolepsy clinic in Toronto which i…
 
Emily Kreuziger is a mom, a professional snowmobiler and a person with narcolepsy. In this episode, Emily shares her long diagnosis process. After being diagnosed and learning more about narcolepsy, she realized her first symptoms started 10 years prior to her actual diagnosis. She also shares how she went from originally being diagnosed with IH, t…
 
Gary Rutter is a sheep shearer, a dad and a person with narcolepsy. You read it right, a sheep shearer, a job so physical that you burn the same amount of calories as if you just ran a marathon. In this episode, Gary shares how he came about doing his unique occupation. He also shares that he was diagnosed with Type 1 Narcolepsy just a few years ag…
 
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