This edition: Treating Insomnia: The Importance of Getting a Good Night's Sleep
Most of us have had trouble getting to sleep once in awhile but for some people that "once in awhile" is every night. They have insomnia, a common condition for which there are many different types of treatments that work very differently. But before sufferers can be effectively treated they bring their condition to the attention of a medical professional. This program will educate viewers on how insomnia can make people gain weight, increase their risks for serious diseases like cardiovascular disease and diabetes, negatively affect their relationships and their overall quality of life. But in most cases the experts believe insomnia can be managed effectively. We'll hear from internationally known sleep specialists and from patients whose lives have improved dramatically because they are now sleeping well.