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Sleep Talk - Talking all things sleep

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Sleep Talk is the place to get quality, evidence-based information on sleep and sleep disorders from experts in the field. Each month Dr Moira Junge (Health Psychologist) and Dr David Cunnington (Sleep Physician) discuss a sleep topic and interview experts in the field as well as highlighting what has caught their eye in the world of sleep.

Sleep Talk is the place to get quality, evidence-based information on sleep and sleep disorders from experts in the field. Each month Dr Moira Junge (Health Psychologist) and Dr David Cunnington (Sleep Physician) discuss a sleep topic and interview experts in the field as well as highlighting what has caught their eye in the world of sleep.

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Australia

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Sleep Talk is the place to get quality, evidence-based information on sleep and sleep disorders from experts in the field. Each month Dr Moira Junge (Health Psychologist) and Dr David Cunnington (Sleep Physician) discuss a sleep topic and interview experts in the field as well as highlighting what has caught their eye in the world of sleep.

Language:

English


Episodes

Sleep in the Pandemic

8/2/2020
The current pandemic is affecting people around the world and having a significant impact on their sleep. We discuss changes in sleep seen during the pandemic and strategies people can use to help improve their sleep during this difficult time. Dr Moira Junge (Health Psychologist) and Dr David Cunnington (Sleep Physician) host the monthly podcast, Sleep Talk - Talking all things sleep. Leave a review and subscribe via Apple Podcasts Audio Timeline / Chapters: 00:00 - 02:08 Introduction 02:08...

Duration:00:27:07

Medication in Pregnancy

5/30/2020
Pregnancy can be a challenging time, particularly for women with sleep disorders such as narcolepsy who rely on medications to manage symptoms. There isn't clear information to guide either women or their healthcare providers on what to do during pregnancy. To discuss managing women with narcolepsy during pregnancy we spoke to Dr Michael Thorpy from Montefiore Medical Centre, New York. Dr Moira Junge (Health Psychologist) and Dr David Cunnington (Sleep Physician) host the monthly podcast,...

Duration:00:32:36

Sleep in Healthcare Workers

5/17/2020
Healthcare workers often have to work shifts that can incorporate long hours and working at times they would normally be sleeping. This can lead to fatigue, sleep difficulties and impact health and performance. To understand these factors and how research is working towards finding solutions we interview Dr Julia Stone of Monash University. Dr Moira Junge (Health Psychologist) and Dr David Cunnington (Sleep Physician) host the monthly podcast, Sleep Talk - Talking all things sleep. Leave a...

Duration:00:25:25

Fly In Fly Out Workers

4/4/2020
Fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers, like many shift-workers, face significant problems with sleep and mental and physical health. To discuss the issues facing FIFO workers we interview Dr Ian Dunican of Sleep4Performance, Melius Consulting and University of Western Australia. Dr Moira Junge (Health Psychologist) and Dr David Cunnington (Sleep Physician) host the monthly podcast, Sleep Talk - Talking all things sleep. Leave a review and subscribe via Apple Podcasts Audio Timeline / Chapters: 00:00...

Duration:00:32:55

Sleep in Uncertain Times

3/23/2020
During times of uncertainty, such as the current COVID-19 pandemic, sleep can be challenging. To help with sleep during this time, we discuss simple strategies you can implement to help your sleep and mental health. Dr Moira Junge (Health Psychologist) and Dr David Cunnington (Sleep Physician) host the monthly podcast, Sleep Talk - Talking all things sleep. Leave a review and subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts or via your podcast app. Links mentioned in the...

Duration:00:08:36

PTSD

3/7/2020
Many people experience trauma in their lives, and a significant proportion develop post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Traumatic experiences can have a significant effect on sleep, causing sleep disturbance, nightmares and a fear of going to bed. There are evidence-based treatments available that can help to reduce the impact of PTSD on sleep. To discuss PTSD, its impact on sleep, and approaches to treatment we spoke with Assoc Prof Andrea Phelps, Deputy Director of Phoenix Australia at...

Duration:00:33:31

Sleep in Teenagers

2/9/2020
Why do teenagers have trouble with sleep? What can be done about it? To help answer these questions we talk with Assoc Prof Margot Davey, Director of the Melbourne Children's Sleep Centre at Monash Children's Hospital. Dr Moira Junge (Health Psychologist) and Dr David Cunnington (Sleep Physician) host the monthly podcast, Sleep Talk - Talking all things sleep. Leave a review and subscribe via Apple Podcasts Audio Timeline / Chapters: 00:00 - 01:50 Introduction 01:50 - 21:10 Theme - Sleep in...

Duration:00:28:34

Sleeping in the Heat

1/5/2020
When the weather gets warm it can be harder to sleep. But what does the heat actually do to sleep and what can be done to help sleep better on hot nights? To help answer these questions we talk with Dr Kazue Okamoto-Mizuno from Tohoku Fukoshi Univeristy, Sendai, Japan. Dr Okamoto-Mizuno has researched the relationship between sleep and temperature for 20 years. Dr Moira Junge (Health Psychologist) and Dr David Cunnington (Sleep Physician) host the monthly podcast, Sleep Talk - Talking all...

Duration:00:29:59

Social Time

12/1/2019
What is social time and what happens when it is out of sync with sun time and our own internal time? Daylight saving time is an example of social time, that can have significant consequences on health. We discuss social time and daylight saving time with Prof Till Roenneberg, researcher and author, who has a long research career in sleep and biological rhythms. Dr Moira Junge (Health Psychologist) and Dr David Cunnington (Sleep Physician) host the monthly podcast, Sleep Talk - Talking all...

Duration:00:29:15

Cannabinoids and Sleep

11/17/2019
Medicinal cannabinoids are being increasingly prescribed for a range of conditions including sleep. Do cannabinoids help sleep? How are they prescribed? We discuss the use of medicinal cannabinoids with Dr Karen Hitchcock, physician and author, who has considerable experience in the use of cannabinoids. Dr Moira Junge (Health Psychologist) and Dr David Cunnington (Sleep Physician) host the monthly podcast, Sleep Talk - Talking all things sleep. Leave a review and subscribe via Apple Podcasts...

Duration:00:30:40

Tracking Sleep

10/21/2019
Tracking sleep over time can give helpful insights into sleep patterns and ways of improving sleep. This month we discuss the latest technologies for tracking sleep and interesting ways these technologies are being used in research with our guest James Slater from University of Western Australia. Dr Moira Junge (Health Psychologist) and Dr David Cunnington (Sleep Physician) host the monthly podcast, Sleep Talk - Talking all things sleep. Leave a review and subscribe via Apple Podcasts Audio...

Duration:00:25:26

Sleep DownUnder Highlights 2019

10/19/2019
Highlights from the Sleep Down Under 2019 meeting in Sydney. For our monthly in-depth podcast Sleep Talk, go to SleepHub.com.au, subscribe via Apple Podcasts or your favourite podcast app, or download the Sleep Talk app from the iOS app store. Links: Sleep DownUnder - conference website Medicinal cannabis use in Australia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:08:01

Sleep Hygiene

10/6/2019
What is sleep hygiene? Does it work? Can we be too careful about sleep? We discuss the pros and cons of sleep hygiene and put its role in perspective. Dr Moira Junge (Health Psychologist) and Dr David Cunnington (Sleep Physician) host the monthly podcast, Sleep Talk - Talking all things sleep. Leave a review and subscribe via Apple Podcasts Audio Timeline / Chapters: 00:00 - 02:00 Introduction 02:00 - 23:58 Theme - Sleep Hygiene 23:58 - 25:00 Clinical Tip 25:00 - 27:54 Pick of the Month...

Duration:00:29:23

Sharing a Bed

9/2/2019
Is sharing a bed with a partner good for sleep? On one level partners can be noisy, move around and be the cause of sleep disruption. But on the other hand, they can provide a sense of security and closeness. This month we discuss the pros and cons of sharing a bed. Dr Moira Junge (Health Psychologist) and Dr David Cunnington (Sleep Physician) host the monthly podcast, Sleep Talk - Talking all things sleep. Leave a review and subscribe via Apple Podcasts Audio Timeline / Chapters: 00:00 -...

Duration:00:29:05

Alcohol and Sleep

8/4/2019
Alcohol is commonly used as a sleep aid, but does it really help sleep? We talk with Dr Rowan Ogeil about the impact of alcohol on sleep as well as other health effects. Dr Moira Junge (Health Psychologist) and Dr David Cunnington (Sleep Physician) host the monthly podcast, Sleep Talk, talking all things sleep. Leave a review and subscribe via Apple Podcasts Audio Timeline / Chapters: 00:00 - 02:33 Introduction 02:33 - 26:28 Theme - Alcohol and Sleep 26:28 - 27:22 Clinical Tip 27:22 - 29:50...

Duration:00:30:46

Sleep Research Update

8/3/2019
Hear the latest updates on sleep research from the Sleep 2019 meeting. In this episode we talk with Dr Simon Frenkel about the latest research in sleep. Dr Moira Junge (Health Psychologist) and Dr David Cunnington (Sleep Physician) host the monthly podcast, Sleep Talk, talking all things sleep. Leave a review and subscribe via Apple Podcasts Audio Timeline / Chapters: 00:00 - 02:50 Introduction 02:50 - 26:14 Theme - Sleep Research Update 26:14 - 27:14 Clinical Tip 27:14 - 31:29 Pick of the...

Duration:00:32:30

What to Eat

7/2/2019
How does what we eat impact on sleep? What foods or types of diet can help with sleep? To help decipher this complex area we talk to Assoc Prof Marie-Pierre St-Onge, Director Sleep Center of Excellence Columbia University, Irving Medical Center. Dr Moira Junge (Health Psychologist) and Dr David Cunnington (Sleep Physician) host the monthly podcast, Sleep Talk, talking all things sleep. Leave a review and subscribe via Apple Podcasts Audio Timeline / Chapters: 00:00 - 01:41 Introduction 01:41...

Duration:00:30:39

When to Eat

6/23/2019
When we eat may be just as important as what we eat for managing obesity and health. We talk to Dr Gerda Pot, Nutritionist from the Louis Bolk Instituut and Kings College London about the emerging field of chrono-nutrition. Dr Moira Junge (Health Psychologist) and Dr David Cunnington (Sleep Physician) host the monthly podcast, Sleep Talk, talking all things sleep. Leave a review and subscribe via Apple Podcasts Audio Timeline / Chapters: 00:00 - 02:25 Introduction 02:25 - 20:13 Theme - When...

Duration:00:23:51

What is Normal Sleep?

6/1/2019
Is it really normal to sleep for 8 hours undisturbed each night, or is that just an unrealistic expectation? We talk to Darian Leader, author of Why Can't we Sleep? about how people have slept throughout history and how many of our expectations about sleep are driven by social fads. Dr Moira Junge (Health Psychologist) and Dr David Cunnington (Sleep Physician) host the monthly podcast, Sleep Talk, talking all things sleep. Leave a review and subscribe via iTunes Audio Timeline / Chapters:...

Duration:00:30:25

Menopause

5/26/2019
Menopause is a time of significant changes in sleep, as well as a range of other symptoms. Why does this occur and how can symptoms be addressed? In this episode we talk with Dr Sonia Davison, Endocrinologist and expert in Women's Health. Dr Moira Junge (Health Psychologist) and Dr David Cunnington (Sleep Physician) host the monthly podcast, Sleep Talk, talking all things sleep. Leave a review and subscribe via iTunes Audio Timeline / Chapters: 00:00 - 03:05 Introduction 03:05 - 26:55 Theme...

Duration:00:31:22