How Sleep Deprivation Affects Your Health

When you visit your doctor, chances are that lifestyle factors like diet and exercise are part of the conversation. Increasingly, so is sleep. Sleep deprivation not only has short-term effects on alertness and cognitive function. Over time, it can lead to a host of other significant health issues, discussed in this episode hosted by Jonathan Fialkow, M.D., preventative cardiologist and lipidologist at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute.

Rachel Rohaidy, M.D., psychiatrist and medical director with the Recovery Village at Baptist Health South Florida
Harneet Walia, M.D., director of sleep medicine and continuous improvement at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

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