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Fast asleep : how to get a really good night's rest

Mosley, Michael, 1957-2020
A good night's sleep is essential for a healthy brain and body. So why do so many of us struggle to sleep well? In Fast Asleep, Dr Michael Mosley explains what happens when we sleep, what triggers common sleep problems and why standard advice rarely works.Prone to insomnia, he has taken part in numerous sleep experiments and tested every remedy going. The result is a radical, four-week programme, based on the latest science, designed to help you re-establish a healthy sleep pattern in record time. With plenty of surprising advice including tips for teenagers, people working night shifts and those prone to jet lag, plus recipes which will boost your deep sleep by improving your gut microbiome, Fast Asleep provides the tools you need to sleep better, reduce stress and feel happier.
Australian and New Zealand edition.
Cammeray, NSW : Simon & Schuster, 2020.
319 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : colour illustrations ; 24 cm.
"Improve your brain function, reduce your sugar cravings, boost your mood" -- cover.Includes bibliographical references and index.
How we woke up to sleep -- What puts us to sleep and what keeps us awake -- Are you getting enough? -- Tried and tested ways to boost your sleep -- Eating your way to a good night's sleep -- The fast asleep programme -- How to manage shift work and jet lag.
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