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Next|Health: Forefront Podcast Series

Mar 5, 2019

“You change somebody’s sleep, you change their life.” – Dr. Michael J. Breus, Ph.D. In today’s episode we welcome Dr. Michael J. Breus to Next Health. Commonly known as The Sleep Doctor, Dr. Breus is a Clinical Psychologist and both a diplomate of the American Board of Sleep Medicine and a fellow of The American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Considered a world leader in Cognitive Sleep Disorders, Dr. Breus has dedicated his life to sharing his research on the physical and neurologic benefits of sleep and cured countless patients suffering from what he calls “disordered sleep.” Dr. Breus regularly appears Dr. Oz, consults for various Fortune 500 Businesses, celebrities, and athletes, and is a three-time best-selling author. In this episode you’ll hear Dr. Breus explain why bad sleeping habits are detrimental to your health, how we can identify what type of sleep you need in your life, and what you can do tonight to get the best night’s sleep of your life.

Key Takeaway: By understanding the biological mechanics of why we sleep and dream, Dr. Breus teaches us why caring about how we sleep, could potentially save our lives. With just a few changes, we can adjust our lives for a better and up getting a healthier, more restorative night’s sleep.


  • Understanding the two systems for sleep
  • How sleep effects your weight
  • Identifying your sleep type
  • Why Everyone Doesn’t Necessarily Need 8 Hours of Sleep
  • Are you a Lion, Bear, Wolf, Or Dolphin?
  • Why electronics before bed are ruining your sleep
  • Bedroom environment benefits
  • Experimenting with sounds for boosting sleep
  • Warning signs of unhealthy sleep patterns
  • Techniques for a better night’s rest
  • Anxiety is the root of all evil



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