Dr Tom Podcast - Episode - 620
- Chronic sleep deprivation poses substantial risks, including heightened dementia and insulin resistance, contributing to an increased risk of chronic disease.
- Dr Attia fell asleep on the patient he was about to operate on. This highlights the hazards of extreme work hours in the medical field in America, exemplifying risks such as performing surgery while sleep-deprived and showcasing the importance of adequate rest for healthcare professionals.
- Fostering habits and acquiring data for a healthier lifestyle, mainly focusing on sufficient sleep, stress management, and overall well-being, is vital for preventing chronic illnesses and ensuring a better quality of life.