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6-25 6:15am Tommy, healthy sleep

Jun 25, 2013|

Tommy talks to Dr. Chris Winter, the Director of the Sleep Medicine Center at Martha Jefferson Hospital in Virginia, about how much sleep we need and how to get it

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Johnny Tucker with the on this Tuesday morning 617. Down 20% chance for showers today highs around 92 you right now it is already. 78 we're talking about sleep a new study says that American students are the most sleep deprived in the world. And me no it away in a world whose students sleep less than in the United States Boston College researchers said that. In the US having 3% of nine and ten year old and 80% of thirteen and fourteen year old don't get enough sleep that's much higher than the world average. It would 47% of the younger group needed more sleep in 577%. The older group did. When the primary culprits and more affluent countries as the you be equity of cellphones and computers in kids' bedrooms and we're asking you -- pretty jaguar opinion poll how many hours of sleep do you average. Four of 56. To seven or eight and above. 50% of your four to 550%. Of you six to 78. Above eight dollars and above 0%. And I think that's how much is supposed to get doctor Chris winter joints is director of the sleep medicine senator. And Martha Jefferson hospital in Virginia good morning doctor how'd you sleep. But -- good morning to you how many hours. I think that's slept about oh I -- seven hours -- and I did very well myself and innings for. Set that's hard. And while it's when -- in my life so. It's a crazy you know when yet. They are -- morning yet have a 330 it's kind of nuts and and when you try to keep a normal life on the other end of it it's kind of crazy is well because. You can't go to bed at 6 o'clock with the chickens -- again people at home that are kinda depending on you to. To be therefore result it is not a mommy tell me about Americans is due date. Tend to have bad happens keep -- -- schedule isn't demands at work. I think it's. To in terms of American real lot of different crises our hands -- working at a tremendous problem in this country. Where individuals or either they're working very usual hours when they're working multiple jobs to make ends meet that is. So -- cut in the -- I think if you're your comments about electronics are absolutely true there than anywhere. Information communication is 24 hours one thing we have to work with our patients and clients an app with who woke allotted. You know when to shut it down you know when to turn off the computers and polite to our faces. They're very stimulating -- herbs are increasingly the Wake Forest -- very difficult for people who want to go to sleep. Also -- sort of bad information about fleet. -- not to mention the fact there's a lot of individuals aware sleeplessness like a badge of honor that's where things only get into the corporate world. -- to some degree in education world we have to combat you have to tell people that. Just because he's in there without -- doesn't mean you should. AI IA. Is CNN story about Michael Jackson need to enhance our EM sleep even though he was asleep with the drug that the doctor administrator -- all of this allegedly. For sixty days they do what happened swoop with REM sleep is that when you start dreaming and what is REM sleep. -- I think it. Just a quick clearly about what I'm not about actually about Michael Jackson and -- your poll question. Is extremely difficult if not impossible to average. Less than six hours of sleep per twenty four's correspondent in England. Polls are put out the number of people -- -- to -- 45 hours sleep or not meet -- -- monitored overnight it's very difficult but it. You're going to keep your six hours later somewhere in the -- when you're obviously an accountant you know more. Are sticking to your core work and taking a quick nap during your lunch break on an intensive hour. They're very that's important people understand that you're you're going you're sleeping when you're the most popular -- I'm gonna even talk -- I even thought about napping professionally. That's so good I NN it. Well yeah it and I think generally speaking people who describe themselves as excellent numbers of people who're actually -- -- parts. Like. Might be that the category sitting. Yet a couple of minutes more -- and spend mother's. -- what will pick it up right here has got to stop for traffic but I wanna hear about all of that. And incidents in time was take some questions of people and many NT six -- 187 Neitzel -- 866889087. A doctor Chris went -- our guest director of the sleep medicine senator. At Martha Jefferson hospital in Virginia he'll come in on the Michael Jackson case when we come back and also take you questions they get a text link comes and every night Tommy I take some type of sleep -- Benadryl PM and it's that are. It's awful and horrible for my body but it's absolutely necessary for a maximum of six hours. Each. -- each night sand. Six awaited tablet traffic more. When we come back right now time for flight -- -- Robinson. And a look at draft Tommy Tucker with you talking about sleep deprivation in this nation those with adults and students and their guests doctor Chris winner. Director of the sleep medicine center at Martha Jefferson hospital in Virginia pretty jaguar opinion ball. -- hours of sleep. Six or seven the big vote getter at 61%. Fortified second place at 30% only 9% saying. You get eight and above Michael Jackson during the course of the trial over his death. It came out that. The -- he had had any REM sleep for the last sixty days of his life even though he was being administered that and a static allegedly by. That doctor sued doctor when not back -- winter doctor winters here to talk about that in. Mom does that make sense he doctrine and would dad have been particularly. Damaging him. Sure that there's a -- Difficulty in sort of speculating what a lot with -- we wrote about this topic to post article. Michael Jackson has been used as a sleep aid was Propofol which is that surgical ecstatic that that the drug. Individual would you view to making policy basically for some sort of procedure it can use some other things to. Firstly it is not indicated force has basically been given medication nightly. To help initiate -- -- -- so put forward in the is it significantly. Block ran sleeper dreams -- so normal humans -- -- -- into the dream state in about nine minutes after the fall asleep on. The whole cycle through greens anywhere from 46 times during the -- their dreams can no longer actors aren't so. This drug blocks that now three and sleep for -- and sleep is different from deep sleep. So. Access blocking -- sleeper Ares I used to typically think about peeps it is making its fuel. Less -- the next state that written without much quoted -- -- concentration. Focus and battery and perception that it. And effective blocking currency completely are incredibly significant that like we were talking about earlier -- It doesn't affect the individual once the Propofol turned out so when Michael Jackson woke up started Tuesday. He's sitting there concert in with a comfortable here on the telephone people on our side. There's very its currency with green during the times that it's. It's difficult to speculate exactly how deprived of sleep was because ultimately that were scored going -- -- not. What does it say if you can go into a dream state it was in five minutes you dream and what does that mean. While you're -- So that you experience give you describe maybe maybe we're talking about me maybe not like you're not here to analyze me okay. Bryant isn't in their -- yeah Joseph Tucker let's say my cousin. The topic. Are publicly defied so what -- going into soccer's experiencing what we call Rick reed on which means that. So he doesn't sit down closes died during the lunch break and all the sleek cute entering victory mean much to about nine minutes Ellis talked. I mean it's our dream and I mean Joseph concern dream within five minutes dot Nokia -- And that was in medical school out there we depart all their classes some -- that you see little mice running immediately so on the our bodies really wanted to reason we put our so called program pressure when we're seeing across. Which is why don't hear you protect your mr. Jackson's look I did injure or that this -- that. Dedication ordered -- beat the essential. I want to make sure everybody understands that it is. Absolutely. Essential that the big minutes in this country about -- that they perpetuates. Like Vietnam and so -- is that. Certain individuals need something to fall asleep like to assure that person sent that text and it. The toll our body can be very well get hungry and thirsty it's sleepy we don't -- -- Butler of those -- -- Of those I excel at getting hungry just so you know. I we take a break -- -- -- -- -- -- -- after the news and if you are hesitant to call in you can text your question and to 8787. In I've got some of those -- pass along to the doctor when we come back. On WW well right now time for David W offers news and Chris Miller. Tommy Tucker 638. Talking about sleep this morning coming hours of sleep DND average fortified six is seminary and above twenty. 8% of viewers saying fortified 66%. Are saying in six -- seven. And only 6% are saying named above -- some money texted an incident maybe the eight hours sleepers are still in bed. Could be. Home. I -- for me it was about four but I don't think there's been a person that is worked in morning radio that is not the end. Sleep deprived and and runs all the way from Bob groovy about -- journal and everybody in between inches the nature of the beast that. Eleven Ireland -- up at 330 known everything that's gone on as does Chris Miller and David Blake and everybody else that works here Dave go and all of us. However argued C 60187. -- toll free 866889087. -- you have any questions. About sleep about napping about sleep medications. For doctor Christopher winner he's the medical director of the sleep medicine center at the Martha Jefferson hospital. In Charlottesville Virginia he will join us when we come back. On WW you need a cult was a T 601870. Till 38668890878. And textured question in to 870. 878. We'll talk about sleep when we come back on -- WL. Tommy Tucker talking about sleep deprivation this morning with doctor Christopher went -- nice enough to spend some time weather season medical director of the sleep medicine senator. At the Martha Jefferson hospital in Charlottesville. Virginia Ronnie on -- road thanks -- In the morning you're done it and you'll. Yet to pay Ronnie go ahead. And try honestly what is machine. City. Air and I still haven't. Got all right sleep eating initiative that something that they. -- -- And he hasn't been. Yeah any I think -- -- -- getting used to it or something. -- That it can -- -- accused. -- Q should. Let the children and the most. Two. It. Well. -- that. With Ayers and it ought to do that -- A lot. You can be. Used to it when it. Particularly. In. Our -- To. The first. That. It's that. When -- Talk to them so why -- And for the first time -- So yeah. -- -- that at the time that we can. Keep. It. And it. We want to add to that is. Used to keep it. You need. To try and put that. -- the I'm sure it. Two -- them. And Cuban and the company to keep. You extra. -- the leaking. And the. Thank you for the cold air Ronnie and doctor when it comes of that thing that you talked about you're not thinking about falling asleep. For so many other essentials story earlier you know you drive and and a highway operating this 4000 pound piece of Madeleine. Machine and and you can't stay away get your line in a bed crisp sheets perfect temperature dark dark and quiet. He cannot off your nine surgeries and that a serial nature of -- party in audio and make it. That magically happen to a year in the and the pixie dust go off in your brain where you fall asleep when you have a hard time. The competent and didn't go to the -- at the got you. -- We capable. -- And that can. You. The next two. Mind you describe that being. We are dead now. That -- -- It. When you stir it. We find that to them. And or. You're doing that. To understand. We've just. Been. -- -- you shouldn't you strict schedule has been adamant. We need. To structure. -- and used. -- actually. -- that. -- -- Next day. And it got there. The ludicrous. Them. And that. The domestic. And. Quick text that comes -- doctor can numb toddlers sleep too much. I happen to. -- to match so important. It was. Typical. Between the possibility. That children. -- -- -- -- -- Yeah. -- -- -- -- Obviously. The east and -- Op board with what he. Speaking has something on on seven -- young man has a question that I don't think it's about. Maybe what it is on the surface hi Stephanie good morning you're on -- WL. Good morning I'm proud of me. I tossed into an honest and awake at night fighting with my -- I have. You need to look at it right now in all three of them and get out he's been. And sometimes mentally because my neck is carrying sometimes -- -- wake up because of nine and a comfortable position with the and a. -- -- -- already in terms of use. It to the chipotle. Orthopedic needed. To -- you next story. It. Then you'll. -- -- charging -- to go. See. To attempt to. Put this quote that I agree with that sort of and years and even though it shouldn't be. In the content. With that are turning to. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Some truth to that situation that the culprit. -- Well in the day and about an orthopedic. -- actually. -- Is it at the port that the curvature figured that. That could make that sort of connect the plea. What comparable to that let's go. Into the net. In the public I met you because the children. Let us know -- if it works out for you know we engage again night's sleep doctor and get a budget tax assignment of icann. Merger mall into one amalgam made would be. I've been taken variously medicines for years some prescriptions some. South meditating like night quills sometimes Bennett drills sometimes use melatonin. -- get off this coming -- to be taken these things for the rest of my life war. Alerted AD is there a way to wean myself off of these and get back to sleeping naturally. The -- To. The group. -- To treat that disorder. Diagnosed yet. Two and it. To mask and in essence but notice the seat brought. Great to. Beat the game of the group. It's practically. Go. Into. And as we. Can keep it that. -- -- So that the damage but it would like to. But well -- but -- You. -- -- you you can replace with a placebo wouldn't really make a difference. You've. -- that is. In those people. That. It. You used. The the in the and you. And we're out of time we are split on at a time again as you were quick one taxi at about four hours of sleep in the afternoon attack says. And 3 in the evening is this unhealthy I feel for whoever texted this -- And we can. Beat the big. We. We can be as good. And I want. To put. To do. It. To -- To beat us. That they. It -- you. Can't bring out the and that. Can lead them to. -- Sort -- took that. -- you're at a time I'll become on again. I want to thank you certainly.