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May 31, 2017

“There are no double-blind, randomized control studies speaking to the benefits of sleeping naked,” notes Rajkumar Dasgupta, M.D., a sleep expert and an assistant professor of clinical medicine at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. (T...

May 30, 2017

Classic insomnia is called psychophysiologic insomnia, says Rajkumar Dasgupta, M.D., an assistant professor of clinical medicine at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. People with it usually have anxiety related to sleep. They dread be...

May 29, 2017

Dr. Rajkumar Dasgupta, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California (who was not involved with the new study), tells us the study is really important for better understanding women’s health. He also tells...

May 24, 2017

"For something as easy as sleep, it's quite difficult to do, and that's the bottom-line point," said Dr. Raj Dasgupta, a sleep and pulmonary doctor and assistant professor of clinical medicine at the University of Southern California.

Sleep physicians said there are ste...

May 23, 2017

Dr. Rajkumar Dasgupta (who goes by Dr. Raj), a spokesperson for the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, says that while a podcast like this can be helpful for getting to sleep, there are other pieces of the sleep hygiene puzzle necessary for achieving a good, full nigh...

May 16, 2017

Okay, so why do my friends take it? Dr. Dasgupta explained to me that when it comes to dietary supplements, melatonin is one of the most popular out there, since it’s believed to be a sleep aid. But unfortunately, it’s actually not that potent — so while my friends swe...

May 3, 2017

If you can’t doze off within 15 or 20 minutes and you’re feeling frustrated, there’s no sense in just lying there. The best thing to do is to get out of bed and do something relaxing like read (a book, not a device), do breathing exercises, progressive muscle relaxatio...

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