Healthy Sleep - Andrew Weil & Rubin Naiman
Many people who have trouble sleeping believe that drugs are the only solution. But Dr. Andrew Weil suggests a better way. Joined by his colleague in the Program in Integrative Medicine, sleep expert Dr. Rubin Naiman, Dr. Weil teaches listeners how to naturally change their lifestyle to achieve Healthy Sleep. On this new 2-CD audio, these two mind-body experts present an innovative sleep-health program for body, mind, and spirit that features: * Dr. Weil's medically proven lifestyle recommendations and breathing exercises to help decrease stress and promote relaxation * Dr. Naiman's most effective strategies for managing common sleep disorders, such as insomnia and sleep apnea--as well as induction exercises to overcome them * "Conscious sleeping" practices to get maximum restorative power from sleeping, dreaming, and awakening, and more "Good sleep is not just about the number of hours one spends in bed," according to Dr. Weil and Dr. Naiman. "It must also reflect the depth and quality of that sleep." With Healthy Sleep, these trusted medical experts help listeners achieve a critical yet often overlooked building block of a healthy lifestyle: a good night's rest.
* Amazon Sales Rank: #16939 in Books
* Published on: 2007-09-01
* Format: Audiobook
* Original language: English
* Number of items: 2
* Binding: Audio CD
* 1 pages
About the Author
Andrew Weil, M.D. is an internationally recognized expert on integrative medicine, nutrition, mind-body therapies, medical botany, and consciousness. He is the author of ten books, including international bestsellers Spontaneous Healing (Knopf, 1995) and Healthy Aging (Knopf, 2005).
Rubin Naiman, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist who specializes in behavioral sleep and dream medicine. He is the sleep specialist and a clinical assistant professor of medicine in the Program in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona in Tucson.
Alternative medicine guru Weil teams up with sleep expert Naiman to discuss how sleep affects all aspects of health. Weil is such an accomplished speaker that he immediately makes the listener excited about the subject matter. Ever engaging, he discusses sleep stages, mindful awakening, and why sleep drugs are detrimental. Naiman offers practical tips and guided relaxation exercises. His voice is confident, relaxing, and well suited for the guided exercises, which are at the end of the CD so listeners can listen in bed without having to turn the CD off if they fall asleep. Multiple track titles allow listeners to easily navigate the information in CD format. If you suffer from insomnia, HEALTHY SLEEP is a must. J.T. © AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine-- Copyright © AudioFile, Portland, Maine