<![CDATA[ryantakagi.com - Podcast]]>Wed, 18 Sep 2019 00:17:25 -0700Weebly<![CDATA[My conversation with Professor Luc Beaudoin on sleep]]>Sun, 24 Mar 2019 23:03:35 GMThttp://ryantakagi.com/podcast1/my-conversation-with-professor-luc-beaudoin-on-sleep


Shownotes

2:45 
9:30
11:45
  • Major psychobiological influences of sleep
15:45
  • Chronotypes
17:00
  • Aligning with your own circadian profile 
19:05
  • Transitioning into sleep/Sleep onset
22:00
  • sleep cycles
  • 25:15
    • As sleep progresses, more time is spent in REM sleep. 
      • more likely to remember morning dreams, because they are more frequent
      • Sleep pressure decreases as soon as we start sleeping
  • 26:15
    • Adenosine — chemical responsible for sleep pressure
  • 26:25
    • Caffeine 
27:45
  • Single night’s sleep vs segmented sleep patterns
29:15
32:00
  • Transitioning out of sleep
33:25
36:25
39:50
  • Emotions & insomnia 
43:25
43:35
  • Questions from the crew
    • 44:15
      • What is the relationship between mental health & sleep?
    • 46:25
      • What are some strategies to calm worries and anxieties before sleep?
    • 48:30
    • 55:15
      • What strategies help us fall asleep after waking in the middle of the night?
    • 58:15
      • Is there such a thing as too much sleep?
    • 1:00:00
      • What is the ideal nap length?
    • 1:01:05
      • Is quality of sleep affected by sleeping drunk?
    • 1:01:45
      • Is quality of sleep affected by dehydration or hunger
    • 1:03:55
      • What are the long term effects of under-sleeping, and can you compensate by getting more the next night or on the weekend? 
    • 1:06:45
      • What is the ideal sleep environment? 
    • 1:10:00
      • As you get older, do you need less sleep?
    • 1:11:10
      • Do you solve problems in your sleep?
  • 1:12:20

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<![CDATA[My conversation with with Dr. Ashley Miller about youth anxiety & depression.]]>Fri, 04 Jan 2019 19:46:34 GMThttp://ryantakagi.com/podcast1/my-conversation-with-with-dr-ashley-miller-about-youth-anxiety-depression
Shownotes
0:30 Introduction
1:45 Meaghan Stratford
2:08 Dr. Ashley Miller
3:40 Defining anxiety
  • “Anxiety is not pathological. Anxiety is normal. We need anxiety to survive.”
4:32 Body alarm analogy for anxiety
5:58 Defining depression
7:05 Differences in diagnosis of anxiety and depression between kids and adults
8:40 Physical symptoms in anxiety
9:35 Causes of anxiety
  • “Belonging to a group and doing well in school are the two big things that matter to school-aged kids”
10:49 Transition points where anxiety may be more common
11:45 Common causes of depression
13:24 Role of lifestyle factors (sleep & physical activity)
  • “Most of our kids are chronically sleep deprived.”
15:26 Participaction report16:20 Social media influence
  • “There is such pressure to be available all the time.”
17:30 Recognizing anxiety and depression in your kids
19:49 Other than parents, who recognizes a change in a child’s behaviour
21:21 Resources for friends
22:03 Management options for anxiety
25:25 Management options for depression
Dealing with Depression (http://dwdonline.ca)29:35 Questions from the crew
  • What age does anxiety become most noticeable in youth?
  • Do kids grow out of their anxiety?
  • Has there been a noticeable increase in anxiety with more screen time?
  • Is mindfulness and meditation something and offered and encouraged among youth?
  • Dr.Vo - Mindfulness for Teens
  • Kelty Mental Health
  • When diagnosing anxiety, what is the process of deciding if the patient should go on medication?
  • Can you recognize depression in children at the very early stages in life?
35:03 Concluding thoughts
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