Health Talk: Dr. Umakanth Khatwa on Sleep Disorders: How Much Sleep Do You Really Need and Why?

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BURLINGTON, MA—Do you have sleepless night? How many hours of sleep do you need and why? How has the sleep mechanism among all species has evolved? Are there differences in sleeping patterns among infants, teen, adults and elders? What are the symptoms of sleep disorders?

If you want answers to any of these questions, you may want to watch this video interview with Umakanth Khatwa, Director, Sleep Laboratory, Attending Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine at Boston Children’s Sleep Center. He is also instructor in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. He specializes in pulmonary medicine, sleep disorders, chronic lung disease, sleep disordered breathing, apnea, cough and respiratory disease.

Dr. Khatwa will also be speaking on the “Sleep Disorders” panel at Mega Health Expo on Sunday, April 3, at Burlington Marriott Hotel in Burlington, MA.

The event is free to all attendees and is organized by INE MultiMedia in collaboration with INDIA New England News. It is sponsored by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Lahey Health, Neem Medical Spa and Cambridge Health Alliance.

Dr. Khatwa will speak at 10:45-11:30 am. He will be joined by Dr. Amit Anand, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. The panel will be moderated by Dr. Naresh Mansharamani, Pulmonary and critical care medicine specialist at Southcoast Physicians Group.

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