The Insomnia Solution

Author: Michael Krugman
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
ISBN: 0446561533
Format: PDF, Kindle
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THE INSOMNIA SOLUTION is the answer millions of Americans have been waiting for -- a holistic, natural, drug-free, practical, user-friendly guide to falling, and staying, asleep. In Krugman's revolutionary book, he makes readers realize that insomnia is not just a nighttime affliction, but rather a 24 hour-a-day condition. It's almost always associated with stress that we experience during the day. Krugman's incredibly effective Sounder Sleep System assists readers in creating thier own personalized sleep-assistance program, featuring a combination of 18 mini-moves, designed to induce relaxation, reduce stress, and ensure sound sleep.

A Good Night s Sleep

Author: Jan Sadler
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1594777632
Format: PDF, Docs
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How to overcome insomnia with visualization, breathwork, and meditation • Presents mental and physical exercises to quiet mental chatter, visualizations to prepare for sleep, and deep breathing and mindfulness meditation techniques • Explains how to establish and analyze a sleep diary and how to retrain the body to sleep solidly In A Good Night’s Sleep, Jan Sadler teaches the skills needed to break the patterns and frustration of insomnia. She explains how to overcome stress and restlessness through meditation and deep diaphragmatic breathing, how to prepare for sleep through positive visualization, and how to quiet mental chatter with awareness and physical techniques such as the “Stop/Cancel/Change” and “Shakeout” exercises. Sadler addresses how to reduce dependence on sleeping pills, determine the amount of sleep you truly need, and, most important, how to retrain yourself to sleep soundly. She provides a two-week sleep diary and shows step-by-step how to identify and analyze any underlying daytime and pre-bedtime habits that can disturb sleep. By revealing the keys to quality, drug-free sleep, A Good Night’s Sleep enables you to reclaim control of your sleep cycle and your life.

The Sleep Solution

Author: W. Chris Winter, M.D.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0399583629
Format: PDF, Kindle
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With cutting-edge sleep science and time-tested techniques, The Sleep Solution will help anyone achieve healthy sleep and eliminate pills, pain, and fatigue. If you want to fix your sleep problems, Internet tips and tricks aren’t going to do it for you. You need to really understand what’s going on with your sleep—both what your problems are and how to solve them. The Sleep Solution is an exciting journey of sleep self-discovery and understanding that will help you custom design specific interventions to fit your lifestyle. Drawing on his twenty-four years of experience within the field, neurologist and sleep expert W. Chris Winter will help you… • Understand how sleep works and the ways in which food, light, and other activities act to help or hurt the process • Learn why sleeping pills are so often misunderstood and used incorrectly—and how you can achieve your best sleep without them • Incorporate sleep and napping into your life—whether you are a shift worker, student, or overcommitted parent • Think outside the box to better understand ways to treat a multitude of conditions—from insomnia to sleep apnea to restless leg syndrome and circadian sleep disorders • Wade through the ever-changing sea of sleep technology and understand its value as it relates to your own sleep struggles Dubbed the “Sleep Whisperer” by Arianna Huffington, Dr. Winter is an international expert on sleep and has helped more than 10,000 patients rest better at night, including countless professional athletes. Now, he’s bringing his experiences out from under the covers—redefining what it means to have optimal sleep and get the ZZZs you really need... INCLUDES TIPS, TRICKS, EXERCISES, AND ILLUSTRATIONS

A Woman s Guide to Sleep

Author: Joyce A. Walsleben
Publisher: Times Books
ISBN:
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Offers a detailed look at the causes of insomnia and sleep disturbance and presents solutions designed to meet the special psychological and biological needs of women.

Quiet Your Mind and Get to Sleep

Author: Colleen Carney
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 1572246278
Format: PDF, ePub
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Insomnia usually appears in the presence of at least one other disorder. Particularly common co-occurring conditions include major depression, generalized anxiety, attention deficit/hyperactivity in children, and chronic pain. In sleep clinics, insomnia patients with co-occurring psychological disorders outnumber those with only insomnia two-to-one (National Institutes of Health), yet there are no books currently available to help those with insomnia comorbid with another mental health condition. Quiet Your Mind and Get to Sleep offers solutions to this sizeable population in a practical, step-by-step manner that simulates the experience of visiting a sleep therapist. This program in this workbook is based on a proven-effective cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) treatment program created by coauthor Colleen Carney. Readers will learn new skills for dealing with insomnia and complete simple worksheets and assignments that will help them evaluate their insomnia as well as their comorbid condition. Chapters address insomnia and depression, insomnia and anxiety (including generalized anxiety disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and other specific types of anxiety), and insomnia and chronic pain.

Goodnight Mind

Author: Colleen E. Carney
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 1608826201
Format: PDF, Docs
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Do you find yourself lying awake at night, ruminating about the events of the day? Do you toss and turn, worrying about what you have to do in the morning or what you did earlier in the day? If so, you are not alone. In fact, insomnia is the most common sleep disorder faced by the general population today. The most common complaint in those who have trouble sleeping is having a “noisy mind.” Sometimes, no matter how hard you try, it seems like you cannot silence all the internal dialogue. So what do you do when your mind is spinning and your thoughts just won’t stop? Accessible, enjoyable, and grounded in evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Goodnight Mind directly addresses the effects of rumination—or having an overactive brain—on your ability to sleep well. Written by two psychologists who specialize in sleep disorders, the book contains helpful exercises and insights into how you can better manage your thoughts at bedtime, and finally get some sleep. Traditional treatment for insomnia is usually focused on medications that promote sedation rather than on the behavioral causes of insomnia. Unfortunately, medication can often lead to addiction, and a host of other side effects. This is a great book for anyone who is looking for effective therapy to treat insomnia without the use of medication. This informative, small-format book is easy-to-read and lightweight, making it perfect for late-night reading.

Say Good Night to Insomnia

Author: Gregg D. Jacobs
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780805089585
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A doctor who has helped thousands of patients afflicted with sleep disorders introduces his six-step program that addresses such important topics as sleeping pill dependence, stress and anxiety, and lifestyle changes. 25,000 first printing. Tour.

Sleep

Author: Carlos Schenck
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1583332707
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Draws on new research to offer insight into the mechanism of sleep and its disorders, posing a range of treatments for such challenges as insomnia, restless leg syndrome, and sleep apnea while addressing areas of concern related to more serious sleep problems, from night terrors and dream-enactment to sleepwalking and sexsomnia.

The Doctor s Guide to Sleep Solutions for Stress and Anxiety

Author: Robert S. Rosenberg, D.O., F.C.C.P.
Publisher: Fair Winds Press (MA)
ISBN: 1592337244
Format: PDF, Docs
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Say goodbye to stressful nights lying awake and reclaim the comforts of tranquil sleep. Instead of letting stress and anxiety continually deprive you of a good night's sleep, take action! Reclaim your slumber with The Doctor's Guide to Sleep Solutions for Stress and Anxiety. Author Robert Rosenberg, D.O., F.C.C.P., is a leading expert on sleep disorders and is board certified in sleep medicine. In this book, he offers targeted solutions to help you identify the stressors that deter sleep and reduce stress and anxiety. Removing the obstacles that stand between you and restful sleep is the goal, and this book is the first step. Increasingly, insufficient sleep is considered a public health epidemic. In this book, you'll find essential tools for a good night's sleep: - Learn about current sleep research and patients- stories - Understand chronic mental and physical issues that can disrupt sleep - Find solutions for preventing and managing stress, anxiety, and other conditions that interfere with sleep You can find relief from your symptoms with the clinically tested options in The Doctor's Guide to Sleep Solutions for Stress and Anxiety, benefiting from the latest findings on sleep disorder treatment. Regain energy, reduce your stress levels, and achieve easier and higher quality sleep - and overall better health.

Undrugged Sleep

Author: Dr. Lori Arnold PharmD
Publisher: Balboa Press
ISBN: 1504397568
Format: PDF, Docs
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Sleepless in America is not a Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks movie. This is a real-life drama fueled by the performance anxiety that keeps you up all night worrying about being up all night. If you battle nightly dream stealers, you are one of fifty to seventy million American adults with chronic sleep disorders. We live in a take a pill and go to sleep era. Like Pavlovs dogs, insomnia-plagued Americans have been trained to pop a pill to reap a sleep reward, expecting to immediately fall asleep and stay asleep, with little or no effort. The path of least resistance offers an easy way out rather than focusing on the root cause of the insomnia. What do you hope to achieve by taking a sleeping pill? You hope to achieve a blissful state of restful and rejuvenating sleep, allowing you to then work better, think better, and function better the next day. You hope that prescription sleep aids will be a temporary fix and will not result in long-term use or dependence. Expectations and actual experiences may vastly differ, often yielding more disappointing results than anticipated. Your health choices are being unfairly influenced by clever pharmaceutical marketing propaganda, resulting in a destructive drug path plagued with dangerous side effects, interactions, drug-induced diseases, nutrient depletions, and even addiction. If sleeping pills are the problem, Undrugged Sleep is the solution that will help you embark on a personal healing journey. Becoming more aware of sleep drugs health-impairing issues will help motivate you to remove the drug insult, correct the root cause, and ultimately replace the drug with safer natural solutions. A functional medicine approach offers insomnia drug alternatives, combining sleep hygiene, nutrition, and nutraceuticals. No more Band-Aid approaches to healing; Undrugged Sleep is a true drug-free solution that will restore rejuvenating rest and have you sleeping like a baby in no time.