The Harvard Medical School Guide to a Good Night's Sleep

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Mcgraw-hill, Sep 25, 2006 - Health & Fitness - 272 pages
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Put your sleep problems to rest with this proven six-step plan

How many times have you heard it's important to get a good night's sleep? It sounds simple, but it isn't always easy. Now one of the nation's leading sleep experts gives you a step-by-step program for overcoming sleep problems from insomnia and snoring to restless legs syndrome and sleep apnea.

Dr. Lawrence Epstein of Harvard Medical School reveals his proven six-step plan to maximize your nights and energize your days. He explains the health benefits of sleep and identifies signs of sleep problems as he gives in-depth advice on how to:

  • Turn your bedroom into the optimal sleep environment
  • Finally overcome insomnia
  • Silence buzz-saw snoring
  • Relax restless legs
  • Deal with daytime exhaustion
  • Determine if sleep medication is right for you
  • Improve your sleep by improving your child's sleep

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User Review  - Brittany - Goodreads

I picked up this book just to read excerpts that interested me on sleep. A good overview book on healthy sleep habits, sleep stages, sleep disorders, etc. Read full review

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User Review  - Sherrilyn - Goodreads

This book was very helpful in not only providing the underlying reasons for insomnia but the variety of "cures" available to those of us who cannot sleep. It definitely gave me some ideas and ways to help myself get a good nights sleep. Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Lawrence Epstein, M.D., is the regional medical director for the Harvard-affiliated Sleep HealthCenters and an instructor at Harvard Medical School and was recently president of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. He lives in Boston.

Steven Mardon is a professional writer who specializes in health topics.

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