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Sleep to Be Sexy, Smart, and Slim: Get the Best Sleep of Your Life Tonight and Every Night
     

Sleep to Be Sexy, Smart, and Slim: Get the Best Sleep of Your Life Tonight and Every Night

by Ellen Michaud, Health Director Reader's Digest, Jul Bain Julie, M.D., Dean Ornish Dean (Foreword by)
 

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Based on interviews with more than 100 of the country's top sleep experts, Sleep to Be Sexy, Smart, and Slim provides women with an understanding of the issues surrounding sleep and offers hundreds of solutions, tips, and strategies for dealing with their unique sleep challenges.

The book is organized into six sections:

Overview

Based on interviews with more than 100 of the country's top sleep experts, Sleep to Be Sexy, Smart, and Slim provides women with an understanding of the issues surrounding sleep and offers hundreds of solutions, tips, and strategies for dealing with their unique sleep challenges.

The book is organized into six sections:

Introduction: Discusses how sleep affects every part of your life from sex to IQ to energy to aging.

Part 1-Do You Have a Sleep Problem? Quizzes to let you determine your sleep style and how much sleep is enough.

Part 2-Surefire Strategies for Getting a Good Night's Sleep: Solutions that are most appropriate for your sleep type. You'll be surprised at the number of things you can do to eliminate sleep interrupters.

Part 3-Sleep Saboteurs: The most common sleep problems or challenges- with testimonials from women who share both their problem and personal tricks.

Part 4-The New Meds: A thumbs up, thumbs down look at the new meds. Doctors are quick to prescribe sleep aids but that's a temporary fix. This section lists the top-selling sleeping pills and their sometimes bizarre side effects.

Resources: Provides a state-by-state listing of sleep centers, websites, and helpful information.

The thoroughly researched, concise information in this book is written in a lively, engaging style and delivers the latest research solutions that will let every woman realize the book's promise: Get a good night's sleep, and you will feel sexier, smarter, and slimmer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781606520239
Publisher:
Reader's Digest Association, Incorporated, The
Publication date:
05/14/2009
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

What People are Saying About This

Julie Silver

"This thoughtful book is a must read!"--(Julie Silver, M.D., Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School, and author of Super Healing and After Cancer Treatment: Heal Faster, Better, Stronger)

Diane Heavin

"The authors have done a masterful job of bringing together proven advice from the leading experts to help us all get the sleep we need to be at our best physically and mentally."--(Diane Heavin, Founder of Curves International and Publisher of Diane magazine)

Dean Ornish M.D.

"This book reveals the secrets to getting a good night's sleep."

Mary Susan Esther

"This marvelous book presents a straightforward approach to obtaining a good night's rest."--(Mary Susan Esther, M.D., American Academy of Sleep Medicine)

Meet the Author

Ellen Michaud is an award-winning author who creates magazines, books, and website content that nurtures women. She has contributed articles to the New York Times, and the Washington Post, Better Homes and Gardens, and Health Magazine and is the former editor-at-large for Prevention Magazine.

Julia Bain is health and consumer service director of Reader's Digest and is responsible for all of the magazine's health, fitness, nutrition, and personal service content. Her passionate commitment to healthy living and medical news makes her a frequent guest expert in the media. In 2007, Bain won the prestigious Samter Journalism Award from the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology for her outstanding medical reporting.

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