Sleep well & energise: a no pills approach

Tuesday, 5 May 2020. 7.30 - 8.45 pm

Dr Giresh Kanji will discuss the risks of insomnia including anxiety, depression, early death, dementia, cancer, hypertension and ischaemic heart disease. The physiological changes present in a person with insomnia, including autonomic dysfunction will be discussed, as well as the role of childhood trauma and current stressors. How sleep relates to fatigue will also be examined.

The webinar will include the research on restoring sleep, judicious use of hypnotics and other sleeping tablets. All you need to know to get a good nights sleep.

During this online event you will have the opportunity to type questions to Giresh using the onscreen text system.



Dr Giresh Kanji

PhD, MBChB, PGDip Musmed, MMGT, PG Dip Businfo, FAFMM, FRNZCGP

Giresh is a Musculoskeletal Pain Specialist and Researcher. He explored the sensory amplification of pain in his PhD including the role of the human stress response. He has presented in NZ, Australia, Tahiti, USA and Europe.

He is an honorary associate professor at Auckland University, the chairperson of the NZ Pain Foundation and editor of Australasian Musculoskeletal Medicine.

He is the author of “Fix Your Back”, “Fix Your Neck Pain, Headache and Migraine”, “Brain Connections: How to sleep better, worry less and feel happier” and his latest e-book Brain Connections Sleep Well & Energise: A No-Pills Approach.

You can contact Giresh here:

This presentation is intended for qualified health practitioners professional development and should not be relied upon for any other purpose. Any opinions offered are those of the presenter or other speaker and do not necessarily represent the views of Goodfellow Unit.

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