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Are You Getting Enough Zzzzzs?

From the Show: Talk Healthy Today
Summary: Lack of shut-eye is taking its toll on professional relationships, family life and public safety.
Air Date: 10/7/16
Duration: 26:56
Guest Bio: Cheryl Myers, RN, BA
Cheryl-MeyersCheryl Myers is an author, practitioner, and an expert on integrative health and natural medicine. She is a nationally-recognized speaker who has been interviewed by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Prevention Magazine. Her many articles have been published in such diverse journals as Aesthetic Surgery Journal and Nutrition in Complementary Care, and her research on botanicals has been presented at the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the North American Menopause Society. She is a well-known advocate for bridging the worlds of mainstream and natural medicine. A graduate of Purdue University, Ms. Myers has been clinically certified in oncology and gerontology, has an additional degree in psychology focusing on physiological brain function, and is the head of Scientific Affairs and Education for EuroPharma, Inc.
Are You Getting Enough Zzzzzs?
Millions of Americans aren't getting the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep per night, and their lack of shut-eye is taking its toll on professional relationships, family life and public safety.

It’s even putting a damper on their sex lives, according to a Sleep in America poll conducted by the National Sleep Foundation (NSF).

If you’re one of them, you know the price insomnia can take on your life. But, chronic sleeplessness can also significantly impact your health.

When you sleep soundly, your body is able to repair muscles, release hormones, bolster immunity and energize your cells. Getting enough sleep affects the ability to concentrate, as well as mood and even weight.

It also affects how your body ages.

Cheryl Myers, RN, teams up with Dr. Jeff to give you some effective tips for falling asleep (and staying asleep) naturally.
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