The House of Wellness TV – Season 6, Episode 3

The House of Wellness – Season 6, Episode 3

This week on the House of Wellness it’s all about something most of us don’t get enough of – sleep! We spend a third of our lives doing it but for people like media personality Geoff ‘Coxy’ Cox, sleep deprivation became a matter of life and death. Sleep Apnoea is one of the most common sleep disorders but also one of the most misunderstood. Get the real story from a leading sleep physician. A fever is debilitating but what’s the best way to tackle it? Is it best to sweat it out and how hot is too hot? The Doctors Carr douse the myths on fever. Would you give up a juicy steak for the sake of the environment? Hear how protein packed insects could be the way of the future and the answer to feeding the extra 2 billion people expected to be on the planet by 2050. Save Our Sons founder Elie Eid hits the pavement again this year in the battle against Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. But this time he’s going it alone – walking 7.9 kilometres every single day in March. Find out why this number has such significance. Sleep deprived podcaster Sarah Davidson takes on a sleep challenge developed by the military that guarantees sleep in just 2 minutes! All that and more this week on the House of Wellness.

Aussie scientists are doing trailblazing research into sleep apnea, a common yet debilitating condition, and are recruiting volunteers. Click here for information on being part of the study. 

Cast: Luke Darcy, Jo Stanley, and Luke Hines, with Gerald Quigley.