This book encourages a genuinely holistic, drug-free approach to getting the best sleep possible. Supported by recent medical studies, this book explores the lifestyle and medical factors that can trigger sleep disturbances, from insomnia, sleepwalking and night terrors to apnoea and narcolepsy, and the strategies that can be employed to rebalance them. The fundamental issues of nutrition and stress are explored, as are complementary therapies. As well as describing symptoms and solutions, this book offers simple self-help measures that banish sleep problems gently and effectively.
Table of Contents
Introduction; Are You Getting Enough?; Sleep Deprivation; Nutrition & Supplements; Creating a Sleep Sanctuary; Alternative & Complementary Therapies; Troubleshooting; Glossary; Index.
Previously lifestyle editor of Living Etc, She magazine and Conde Nast Brides, Lisa Helmanis is currently a freelance writer, journalist, stylist and editor, specializing in health and lifestyle issues.