"We start to panic about our sleep, start to obsess about it, start to work really hard at it"
We're straight talking sleep with Dr. Jennifer Reid MD. Jennifer is a psychiatrist in Philadelphia, we discuss the difference between insomnia and sleep deprivation and the impact of it on your physical and mental health, the impact of alcohol on our sleep quality, the use of melatonin and snoring. She shares some great advice on how to get better sleep for everyone including new mothers with babies and find out why your teenager can't get out of bed in the morning.
We get an insight into Aisling's mind as she tells us about her evening habits of looking at properly porn and her sadistic joy in killing flies and find out why she has a problem with Allan being a guest on another podcast. Allan's riled at the closure of the Fountain Pen Shop in Dublin.
Check out Allan live on TikTok, Sundays at 8pm. Follow us on @stmhpodcast, he will be live to answer all your mental health questions and offer any advice he can.
Dr. Jennifer Reid is a psychiatrist and award-winning educator with a practice in Philadelphia. She writes and podcasts as The Reflective Doc, sharing practical mental health information to those who may not have access to adequate care and support. She trained at Columbia University and UCLA, and is on the clinical faculty at the University of Pennsylvania. She is also a frequent guest on podcasts and a regular contributor to Psychology Today and Doximity.
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