Dr Chris Idzikowski is a leading sleep expert and specialist in sleep disorders. How to Sleep Well is packed with advice, techniques and practical solutions to ensure real results.
Fatigue, poor concentration, memory lapses, stress... If you suffer from any of these, the odds are you're not getting enough sleep. And, since sleep is when the body and brain recharge and repair themselves, long-term, the impact on your health can be significant.
This book is specially designed to help banish sleepless nights, revealing how you can monitor and manage your sleep, identify problems, and take steps to sleep soundly at last. Leading sleep expert Dr Chris Idzikowski explains the mechanisms that control sleep, introducing sleep-management techniques and providing practical advice, remedies and solutions to help you overcome your own disturbed sleep. Use his sleep-pattern 'rulers' to measure your sleep, record the results in the Sleep Diary provided, then implement the recommended measures and complete the second diary section to see how things have improved.
Dr Chris Idzikowski, BSc PhD FBPsS is director of the Sleep Assessment and Advisory Service and president of the Sleep Medicine Section of the Royal Society of Medicine. A chartered psychologist and leading specialist in sleep disorders, he has worked for a variety of organizations in an advisory capacity, including airlines, pharmaceutical companies and hotel groups, as well as with various sporting associations and as a forensic sleep specialist on criminal cases.
Table Of Contents:
Introduction • So you think you're an insomniac? • How to measure sleep • Managing your sleep • Lifestyle and sleep • Using the diary • Dealing with disturbed sleep • Sleep disorders • Using complementary therapies.