Dr. Meredith Broderick is a triple board-certified sleep physician and founder of Sound Sleep Guru, a telehealth sleep clinic serving WA, CA, and AK.
She attended medical school at The Ohio State University, completed a neurology residency at Case Western Reserve University, and a sleep medicine and behavioral sleep medicine fellowship at Stanford Medical Center.
She is board certified in neurology, sleep medicine, and behavioral sleep medicine. She is one of the only physicians in the country to hold this combination of board certifications.
Dr. Broderick practices the full scope of sleep medicine treating conditions such as insomnia, narcolepsy, circadian rhythm sleep-wake disorders, restless legs syndrome, and sleep-disordered breathing, including all forms of sleep apnea. She has a special interest in treating insomnia without medications utilizing a state-of-the-art treatment also known as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I).
In this episode we discuss:
What is a medical-grade sleep disorder Common sleep disorders: insomnia, circadian sleep disorders, narcolepsy, restless leg syndromeWhy men have a higher risk of developing sleep apneaWhat are some solutions to solve the problem of snoringThe factors that perpetuate insomniaHow cognitive behavior therapy helps cure insomniaWhy sleep aids don’t give you the sleep your body actually needsWhy not everyone needs 8 hours of sleepWhat is lucid dreaming and how it worksWhy most doctors don’t know how to treat insomnia
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