Sleep to Save Your Life: The Complete Guide to Living Longer and Healthier Through Restorative Sleep

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"A guide to life-saving sleep, addressing the modern epidemic many of us unknowingly suffer from, and showing how to confront this new big health risk in order to live longer, healthier lives. We spend up to one-third of our lives sleeping or we should. Instead, we're the "Walking Weary." Millions stay up late, get up early, wake to tend children, wake with hot flashes, wake to worry. Sleep problems afflict nearly half of employed adults. Late-night Internet surfing, lack of exercise, and weekend sleep binging can hamper children's physical and mental growth. Elderly loved ones may suffer sleep disruption by too much napping and not enough activity. Is poor sleep making you sick? Many of us stop breathing hundreds of times a night, in a condition called sleep apnea, which can contribute to heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, and depression. If you have these "daytime problems," you may have an undiagnosed "nighttime problem." "Sleep to Save Your Life" comes to the rescue. Sleep expert Gerard T. Lombardo, M.D., explains how your genes, environment, job, habits, and physiology may be hampering your sleep and what you can do at home and in treatment to get the restorative sleep you need to feel better, perform better, look better, live healthier, and live longer.

It's filled with self-assessments, strategies, charts, and techniques Dr. Lombardo has used successfully with thousands of patients. If you're one of the "Walking Weary" - you wake up tired - this book can help identify an undiagnosed sleep problem.

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