MedCircle Original Series

Anxiety & Sleep: Hitting Snooze on Stress & Becoming Well-Rested

Can’t sleep? You’re not alone

More than 40 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep disorders - and another 20 million have trouble sleeping in general.

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Series Overview

REM Sleep: The Science of Sleep & How It Affects Us 9 Min

Dr. Judith Joseph explains the two types of sleep; REM (rapid eye movement) and non-REM sleep. She also discusses what’s happening in our brain when we sleep and what external components affect our circadian rhythm and sleep cycles.

Sleep Problems: The Signs It’s a Disorder & What to Do About it 9 Min

With more than 80 sleep disorders affecting people all over the world, understanding the difference between occasional “sleep trouble” and a full blown sleep disorder. Dr. Joseph discusses some of the most common sleep disorders and explains how to spot the signs in both adults and children.

Recap: When Does Anxiety Become a Problem? 3 Min

In this session, Dr. Judith discusses the relationship between anxiety, sleep, and your overall mental health and what happens when normal stress becomes debilitating anxiety.

What Comes First, Stress or Sleep Issues? [Causes + Prevention Tips] 8 Min

With more than 80 sleep disorders affecting people all over the world, understanding the difference between occasional “sleep trouble” and a full blown sleep disorder. Dr. Joseph discusses some of the most common sleep disorders and explains how to spot the signs in both adults and children.

These Are the Signs Anxiety Is Impacting Your Sleep 8 Min

Dr. Judith details how to spot the signs of sleep problems in children and also talks about when it’s time to involve a professional for your sleep issues and related anxiety.

How to Fall Asleep [Self-Help Strategies] 11 Min

Need some tips to help you ease your anxiety and sleep soundly? Dr. Joseph gives an exhaustive list of tips and tricks to get to sleep faster and sleep better.

Insomnia & Anxiety Treatment Options: How to Find the Right Care 9 Min

From medications to self-help strategies to therapies, there are luckily lots of options when treating sleep disorders and anxiety. Dr. Judith walks you through your options in this session.

How to Find the Right Professional for Sleep Disorders & Anxiety 11 Min

Finding a professional to help you with your sleep issues and anxiety can be tricky and there is a lot to do before you meet with a provider. In our final session, Dr. Judith explains how to best find the provider(s) for you and your goals.

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About the Series

We all can relate to having trouble falling asleep because, according to board certified psychiatrist, Dr. Judith Joseph, everyone has some degree of stress or anxiety in their lives. In this session, Dr. Joseph will give you the tools to deal with that stress and anxiety and overcome insomnia.

First, you’ll learn about the science of sleep, when sleep issues become an actual sleep disorder, and why stress can affect your ability to fall asleep and stay asleep. You’ll also learn self-help strategies for getting a good night’s sleep, how to find the right sleep specialist, and all the treatment options available for anxiety and sleep disorders.

This educational series will teach you how to cope with stress and sleep soundly.

Who is this series for?

This series is for anyone who wants to get their anxiety under control and get a good night of sleep.

This is also a fantastic series for parents who have a child that is struggling with anxiety and sleep.

“Thank you for this video! Answered a lot of questions on my mind recently. Wow.”
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In this series, you’ll discover:

  • The science behind rest and how anxiety affects your sleep
  • How to spot the signs of an actual sleeping disorder
  • How to fall asleep faster and sleep better using strategies you can start tonight
  • When it is time to work with a sleep/anxiety professional
  • How to find the right professional for you or a loved one

“People see sleep as a standalone issue. But what is really behind the sleep problem? Are you having stress? Are you having anxiety? Are you worried about something bigger than what you typically worry about?”

Board Certified Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, M.D., M.B.A.

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