The Healthy Shift Worker

HSW 12: Sleep Deprivation and Weight Fluctuations with Dr Carmel Harrington.

Episode 12
06, Jul, 2016
}40 Minutes

Show Notes

If you’re a shift worker, then no doubt you’ve experienced weight fluctuations, in conjunction with ongoing sleep deprivation at some point throughout your shift working career. In this special bonus episode, Audra chats with internationally recognized sleep expert, Dr Carmel Harrington, on all things to do with sleep deprivation and weight fluctuations, and how the two are intricately connected.

Dr Harrington holds a PHD in Sleep Medicine from Sydney University, and regularly consults with companies and educational institutions both here and overseas. She is the Managing Director of Sleep for Health, a sleep clinic located in Sydney, and is an Honorary Research Fellow at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead. Her two books – ‘The Sleep Diet’ and ‘The Complete Guide to A Good Night’s Sleep’ are fabulous resources for anyone working irregular hours.

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Audra Starkey interviews experts on sleep, nutrition, weight management, stress relief and all topics relevant to shift work health. This fun, informative and engaging podcast will leave you feeling inspired to truly be a healthy shift worker.

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