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Sleep Sense Dr. Katharina Lederle

Sleep Sense By Dr. Katharina Lederle

Sleep Sense by Dr. Katharina Lederle


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Discover why good sleep is vital for a healthy and happy mind, body and soul, and learn how to establish effective sleep habits that improve your day-to-day wellbeing.

Sleep Sense Summary

Sleep Sense: Improve your sleep, improve your health by Dr. Katharina Lederle

Sleep Well. Feel Good.

Sleep is fundamental to our health and well being. In Sleep Sense, international sleep expert Dr. Katharina Lederle draws on the latest research to explore how sleep is connected to each of the three pillars of successful living: physical health, cognitive performance, and emotional well-being. And since the three pillars are interconnected, if one is weakened, our overall health can easily be undermined.
The first part of the book takes readers on a tour of the most essential information for understanding sleep. How and where it is generated and regulated; why light is so important for sleep, and how sleep differs between the genders. It also touches briefly upon dreaming, highlighting that it is normal to dream and perhaps useful to reflect a little on what we dream about.
The second part of the book looks in detail at how sleep affects each of the three pillars, explains sleep disorders, and sets out a 'menu' of healthy sleep options from which readers can choose in order to establish healthy sleep habits that best fit their life. The result is a book that both informs and educates as it sets out clear guidelines and practical advice on how you can achieve improved health through improved sleep.

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About Dr. Katharina Lederle

Katharina gained an MSc in Biosciences at Ruprecht-Karls University, Germany. She then completed a PhD in Human Circadian Physiology & Behaviour (the human body clock) at the University of Surrey, UK. Her PhD looked at the effects of light on human sleeping patterns, specifically in the elderly. Katharina is also trained in Mindfulness and Acceptance Commitment Therapy, which she uses in her work with insomnia clients.

She has worked with a number of sleep centred organizations. These include Clockwork Research where she advised national and international airlines, emergency helicopter services, petrochemical and mining companies around the world on sleep and fatigue. She also provides sleep consultancy services to a range of businesses, including The Sleep School and pharmaceutical companies.

Katharina is co-founder of Somnia, an organization that raises awareness about the importance of healthy sleep and which provides one-to-one sessions, sleep workshops and educational talks helping people sleep well and feel good.

Table of Contents

Welcome Introduction Part 1: A short tour of sleep 1. Sleep: the most frequent questions answered 2. Light and sleep 3. Sleep in women 4. Dreaming Part 2: Why healthy sleep matters 5. Sleep and physical health 6. Sleep well to perform well 7. Emotional wellbeing and sleep Part 3: When sleep goes wrong 8. Sleep-related breathing and movement disorders 9. Chronic insomnia disorder 10. Hypersomnias 11. Paraomnias 12. Circadian rhythm sleep-wake disorders Part 4: Weaving healthy sleep habits into your life 13. A scaffolding for a healthy sleep 14. Dealing with sleep issues Parting Words Glossary Acknowledgements References Further Reading Index

Additional information

GOR009737886
9781925335736
1925335739
Sleep Sense: Improve your sleep, improve your health by Dr. Katharina Lederle
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Exisle Publishing
2018-06-01
232
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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