The Pocket Idiot's Guide to a Good Night's Sleep

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Alpha Books, 1999 - Health & Fitness - 215 pages
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For the 100 million Americans who fail each night to snatch sufficient shuteye, The Pocket Idiot's Guide to a Good Night's Sleep is a tip-filled alternative to sedatives or sheep-counting. Here you get simple methods of determining how much sleep you'll need, self-quizzes to zero in on your personal sleep enemies, strategies to break your bad sleep habits, evaluations on the latest sleep aids, and tips on what to do when someone keeps you awake. You'll also get lots of great techniques for overcoming jet lag, resetting your circadian clock, reducing the stress that hinders "quality sleep, " and coping with working night shifts. So say good-night to sleepless nights -- and hello again to sweet dreams.

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Contents

The Story of Sleep
1
The Rhythms of Sleep
15
What Kind of Sleeper Are You?
31
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About the author (1999)

Moore-Ede, a world-renowned authority on sleep, fatique, and human alertness, is a Harvard Medical School professor, founding director of the Institute for Circadian Physiology, and president of Circadian Technologies, Inc.

Glenn S. Rothfeld, M.D., M.Ac., (Arlington, MA) is a medical doctor who holds a master's degree in acupuncture, a clinical assistant professor at Tufts University School of Medicine, and the medical director of WholeHealth New England, Inc., in Arlington, MA.

Suzanne LeVert (New Orleans, LA) is the author or coauthor of more than 25 health and medical books for general audiences.

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