When the last dinner dishes have been put away and the evening news is over, most of us think about going to bed. But for the millions who suffer from a chronic sleep disorder, going to bed doesn’t necessarily mean going to sleep. And for millions more who experience occasional sleep disturbances, nighttime might not be such a picnic, either.
Now there’s an easy-to-follow guide to help you get a good night’s rest. Sleep Disorders For Dummies is for anyone who has trouble sleeping—or has a loved one who suffers from a sleep disorder. Written by a sleep specialist and a medical reporter, this no-nonsense guide helps you:
Prevent and manage sleep disorders
Improve your sleep habits
Find relief from your symptoms
Ask your doctor the right questions
Enhance the quality of sleep
This fact-packed guide walks you through the different types of sleep disorders, includin g sleep apnea, insomnia, narcolepsy, and restless legs syndrome. You’ll discover the causes and symptoms of each disorder, the various medical conditions that can disrupt sleep, and the most common treatments. Plus, you’ll see how to use good nutrition and exercise to promote sounder sleep and avoid known sleep disrupters such as caffeine and problem foods. The authors also give you solid, reassuring advice on:
Finding the right doctor to diagnose and treat your sleep disorder
Managing stress and anxiety
Turning your bedroom into a sleep sanctuary
Choosing between the different types of sleep clinics
Handling sleep disorders in children
Featuring savvy tips on preventing jet lag, sleeping well if you work the night shift, and getting kids to bed without fuss, Sleep Disorders for Dummies will help you get your zzzzzzzzs!
Keeping digestion on track is the key to health in Ayurveda, and eating natural, homemade foods in accordance with personal constitution and changes in environment is often all that we need to find balance. In The Everyday Ayurveda Cookbook, Kate O’Donnell inspires you to get into the kitchen and explore this time-honored system of seasonal eating for health and vibrancy.Season by season, learn how the changing weather and environment both mirror and influence your body and appetite.Foundational “everyday” recipes can be adapted to any season and any dosha for nourishing, flavorful meals.Includes lifestyle advice on meal planning, self-care regimens, and how to ensure health during the change of seasons.
Dr. PRIYA JOSEPH is an Irish-Indian coder working at a new pacemaker clinic in Galway, a small city on the west coast of Ireland that is a research and manufacturing hub within the multi-billion-dollar medical devices industry. Priya’s life is already off the rails; in fact, the train has disappeared screaming into a ravine when, after a night out that she does not remember apart from a vague memory of being with a mysterious woman, she wakes up in an unfamiliar apartment and finds the dead body of her boss, American cardiologist and inventor, Dr Daniel Fairer III.
Includes tips for feeding picky eaters and kids with allergies Understand your child’s nutritional needs and prepare fast, tasty meals Babies and toddlers need good nutrition to grow and thrive, and this essential, timesaving guide makes it easy to feed your child right. It explains exactly what foods you should introduce at what ages — and shows you how to prepare fresh, home-cooked baby and toddler meals that beat anything you can get from a jar or box. Discover how to Save money and expand your baby-food budget Dish up healthy, well-balanced meals Introduce new foods at the right time Serve foods with high kid-appeal Have fun cooking with your child