Joy of Medicine On Call

Joy of Medicine On Call

S2 E7 A Good Night's Sleep

August 30, 2019

Show Notes

Neurologist/Sleep Specialist and Director of the Sutter Sleep Center, Dr. Lydia Wytrzes joins host Dr. Peter Yellowlees to talk about sleep medicine and what lead her to the specialty. Dr. Wytrzes discusses the effects of alcohol and other substances on our sleep patterns and the importance of a good night's sleep. An accomplished violinist, Dr. Wytrzes chats about music, as her stress reliever and escape, and how taking a break and doing something enjoyable can help us cope with future stressors in life.

Book recommendation: Irish Country Series by Patrick Taylor