Sound Sleep, Sound Mind: 7 Keys to Sleeping Through the by Barry Krakow

By Barry Krakow


"If you're one of many a hundred million american citizens being affected by negative caliber sleep, Sound Sleep, Sound brain offers a clean examine attending to the true recommendations for our sleep-deprived, over-caffeinated, over-medicated, over-stressed, and exhausted society. glance no extra to discover the how one can tackle the basis explanations of your sleep problems."
--Mark Hyman, MD, writer of the hot York instances bestseller, UltraMetabolism and editor in leader of different remedies in future health and Medicine

"An very good booklet that won't positioned you to sleep till bedtime--Sound Sleep, Sound brain confident me how vital sleep is to reliable health and wellbeing. it is a terrific therapy that teaches you ways to spot and focus on emotions and emotions--one of the simplest, long term treatments for insomnia."?
--Leslie S. Greenberg, PhD, Professor of Psychology at York collage and writer of Emotion-Focused Therapy

"At final, a booklet that addresses the entire parts of sleep disturbances: organic, behavioral, emotional, and cognitive. Sound Sleep, Sound brain will convey aid to the hundreds of thousands being affected by insomnia and different sleep ailments."
--Kenneth L. Lichstein, PhD, Professor of Psychology on the college of Alabama and Director of the Sleep study Project

Sound Sleep, Sound brain is the 1st publication of its type to target the entire causes--mental, emotional, and physical--that give a contribution to insomnia and terrible sleep. according to state-of-the-art wisdom and learn, this ebook explains why sleep difficulties are generally a brain and physique factor. It then publications you thru the seven steps of Sleep Dynamic treatment to spot and deal with the categorical difficulties which are on the root of your sleeplessness. You'll become aware of that the Sleep Dynamic treatment application not just improves your sleep caliber, but in addition complements many different features of your psychological and actual well-being.

no matter if you now take over the counter or prescription drowsing capsules, be afflicted by persistent or occasional insomnia, or wake up with no feeling refreshed and energized, Sound Sleep, Sound brain can help you get the sleep you deserve.

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When sleep quality is compromised, deep, restorative, and consolidating sleep is no longer experienced, and the ensuing sleep fragmentation leads to a form of brain damage. Yes, brain damage! In particular, your memory, concentration, and attention span are no longer sustained at optimal levels. Some impairments are irreversible, caused by severe sleep fragmentation as well as by drops in oxygen levels during sleep. Some impairments are caused by fatigue and sleepiness, which may be reversible with proper treatment.

When we permit ourselves to take a fresh and honest look at sleep disturbances in mental health patients, we see that sleep disturbances frequently deserve top billing or at least a costarring role in many more cases than once imagined. This means that if we treat your sleep problem as if it were a primary or a major health disturbance, instead of waiting to treat it after treating your mental health problems, not only might your sleep improve more and faster, but your anxiety, depression, or posttraumatic stress symptoms might decrease more and faster as well.

Both heart rate and blood pressure increase during or after certain types of sleep fragmentation; and it is clear that sleep fragmentation caused by sleep breathing problems is linked to cardiovascular disease, including heart attacks, strokes, heart rhythm disturbances, congestive heart failure, and cardiac chest pain. More recently, broken sleep has been shown to worsen blood sugar control. Equally dramatic are the short-run consequences of sleep fragmentation, which also produce many different symptoms in your mental and physical health, yet you might find it impossible to believe all these connections to broken sleep.

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