Sleep by J. Caldwell
The Complete Guide to Disorders and a Better Night's (Your Personal Health)

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Revised and updated for 2003.

Although we often take sleep for granted, each of us, at some point in our lives, has had difficulty sleeping. From young children having nightmares to seniors experiencing insomnia, sleep deprivation is a common problem across all ages. In this comprehensive book, Caldwell helps readers understand what makes or breaks a good night's sleep, and offers clear advice on how to achieve better sleep.

Sleep discusses: The effects of diet, exercise and sex on sleep patterns The effects of shift work, jet lag and Seasonal Affective Disorder What causes snoring and sleep apnea Sleep disorders in the most vulnerable: children and seniors Drugs and sleep -- what interferes and what helps Treatment of major kinds of sleep disorders The functions of rest, dreams and sleep

Complete with up-to-date case studies, diagrams and sidebars, Sleep is your guide to enjoying a healthier mind and body.

 

About J. Caldwell

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J. Paul Caldwell, MD, CCFP(C), has been a family physician for more than 25 years. He is co-author two other books in the Your Personal Health series: Alzheimer's Disease and Eating Disorders.
 
Published March 1, 1997 by Firefly Books. 222 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Self Help, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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