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Podcast 35 - Sleep Disorders and the Heart




Listen to J. Daryl Thornton, MD, MPH, from Case Western Reserve University, discuss sleep and its effect on the cardiovascular system. He will explore how sleep time deficiency and sleep disorders, including obstructive sleep apnea and insomnia, increase cardiovascular risk. Finally, he will provide guidance for supporting patients with these conditions.


Moderated by Deborah Gordish, MD, The Ohio State University


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