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Catching Z's - 07/07/2016

Catching Z's

Tips and guidelines to ensure you get a restful sleep
Release Date: July 7, 2016
Charlene Gamaldo, M.D.
Charlene Gamaldo, M.D.
Credit: Johns Hopkins Medicine

We have all had those mornings and nights: the ones where you wake up feeling groggy and completely unrested, or where you toss and turn relentlessly. Have you ever wondered if there were things you could do to limit these feelings? Our experts have some tips and guidelines on getting your most restful sleep and waking up rejuvenated.

Charlene Gamaldo, M.D.
Sometimes the things that prevent us from sleeping can be quite surprising. Did you know that what you wear to bed can affect your sleep or that eating spicy foods can cause you to snore? Gamaldo discusses the six surprising factors that are disrupting your sleep.

Rachel Salas, M.D.
What kind of a day sets you up for your best night’s sleep? Salas discusses things you can do throughout the day to help have a long, peaceful sleep. From tweaks to your diet to shutting off technology 30 minutes before bed, these tips are sure to leave you rested.

Luis Buenaver, Ph.D.
It happens quite frequently: You are lying in bed, attempting to sleep, but your mind starts racing about everything under the sun. Luckily, there ways to counteract this. Buenaver discusses techniques to relax your mind and body.
 

For more information:

Healthy Sleep

Do You Need Sleep Help?

The Effects of Sleep Deprivation

Sleep and Aging: What’s Normal?

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