Around a third of the population has difficulty getting a good night's sleep, tossing and turning and finally waking up exhausted. Relatively few people consult their doctor, but insomnia and related problems should not go untreated. The impact on health, work, social life and relationships can be significant, and quality of life seriously reduced.
Overcoming Insomnia helps you understand how lack of sleep may affect your life, explores the possible causes of insomnia, and suggests effective solutions that leave you with more energy and focus.
The topics include:
the process of sleep and sleep/wake rhythms
diet and lifestyle advice for good sleep
natural and complementary therapies
medication and sleep clinics
sleep apnoea, snoring, and restless leg syndrome
other sleep disorders such as nightmares, night terrors, sleepwalking, narcolepsy, hypersomnia and sleep paralysis
wakeful children; sleep clinics and
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