Fast Asleep: How To Get A Really Good Night’s Rest

Mosley, Michael

£9.99

There is something you can do which is enjoyable, will improve your mood, cut your risk of depression, help you fight chronic disease, keep you slim and even improve your memory. Yes, getting a good night’s sleep can give us all these things and more; so why is it that so many of us struggle to get the necessary 7-8 hours a night? In ‘Fast Asleep’, Dr Michael Mosley brings together the latest science to explain exactly what happens to us when we sleep and why it is so important that we get enough of it. Prone to insomnia, he has taken part in numerous sleep experiments and tested every sleep remedy going. He explains why so many of us struggle with sleep, what works and what doesn’t and shares his own myth-busting programme to help you achieve a good night’s rest.

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‘I read this eagerly because I am desperate for tips on how to sleep better. It is based around the revolutionary idea that when it comes to sleep what matters is not the hours you spend in bed but the quality of the sleep you are getting – your sleep efficiency. This book was full of surprises!’ — Jeremy VineGroundbreaking sleep science from the bestselling author of The 5:2 Fast Diet and The Fast 800A 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 recommendations – 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.

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Weight 278 g
Dimensions 198 × 128 × 26 mm
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Cover

Paperback

Pages

319 , 8 unnumbered of plates

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

613.794 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K