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Allan R. Handysides and Peter N. Landless

Peter N. Landless, a board-certified nuclear cardiologist, is director of the General Conference Health Ministries Department. Allan R. Handysides, a board-certified gynecologist, is a former director of the General Conference Health Ministries Department.

Sleep Deprivation / Thyroid Cancer

I’ve had a stressful and overpacked schedule with very little sleep. I find I am forgetful and my thinking a little “fuzzy.” Do I have early dementia?

It sounds like a case of sleep deprivation. When we don’t sleep enough, we don’t think clearly and sometimes struggle with memory. It’s a sad but true fact that many people throughout the world are sleep-deprived. We have adopted amazing technologies that surround us and allow communication with friends and colleagues 24/7. We’re expected to be at the end of our cell phones, guarding our e-mail in-box, standing at the ready with Skype whenever needed. Many …

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