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KTLA: How To Get A Good Nights Rest
Between the temperature you should be sleeping in and the 'Pre-Bedtime' habits to keep, sleep specialist Dr. Raj Dasgupta talks about how to get a good night’s rest with KTLA’s 5 Live on July 25, 2018. More info is at doctorrajd.com Click to see the entire segment on KTLA 5 #RajDasgupta #ktla5 #Thedoctors #sleepaids #cantsleep #howtosleep #sleepspecialist #professor #USC #KeckSchoolofMedicineattheUniversityofSouth
Raj Dasgupta on 'The Doctors' 2018
Doctor Raj is the Official 'Sleep and Pulmonary' specialist of the doctors. According to Dr. Travis - "Doctor Raj - the most interesting Pulmonologist in the world". #rajdasgupta #cantsleep #howtosleep #Healthysleep #thedoctors #Thedoctors #pulmonary #SleepApnea #sleepgroaning #SleepMedicine #sleepspecialist #sleepwell #HealthyLiving
How Much Sleep Do I Really Need?
The purpose of this blog is to promote Health and Wellness to parents and their children. Our job as physicians is to do exactly this and additionally improve the quality of life of everyone that I come into contact with. How much sleep do we really need? This is a question I get a lot from children and adult patients. We know a child requires more sleep than adults, but how much more? Is 8, 9, or 10 hours enough? The American Academy of Sleep Medicine published guidelines in
WOMEN'S HEALTH: How To Keep Up Your Healthy Routine While Traveling
MAKE A HOTEL FEEL LIKE HOME Call it the “first night effect.” “In a new environment (like a hotel room halfway across the world), we have a hard time falling asleep,” says Raj Dasgupta, M.D., an assistant professor at Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. Blame your brain. “We’re hyper-alert and cognitively aroused.” The trick to finding shuteye: convincing your body that you’re somewhere familiar. Bringing a small blanket or a photo of family memb
MENS HEALTH: 7 Reasons You're Exhausted After a Full Night's Sleep
Alcohol also triggers heartburn and reflux," says Rajkumar Dasgupta, M.D., spokesperson for the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Since symptoms like coughing and choking caused by reflux worsen when you are lying down, you’re practically guaranteeing a bad night’s sleep. It might be a no-brainer, but caffeine wreaks havoc on your sleep in more ways than one. "Caffeine in particular can lengthen sleep latency and make it hard to fall asleep, because it is a stimulant,” says
NY TIMES: Does Magnesium Help You Sleep?
Q. Does magnesium help you sleep? A. Studies have found a link between low levels of magnesium, an essential mineral that plays a crucial role in a wide range of bodily processes, and sleep disorders. But if you are concerned you aren’t getting enough magnesium, changing your diet may be a better option than taking a supplement, as “there is really sparse evidence that taking super-therapeutic doses of magnesium will give you a benefit,” said Dr. Raj Dasgupta, a professor of
Is Snoring Affecting Your Weight Loss?
How Snoring Affects Weight Loss You burn fewer calories at night. When you’re snoring or having moments of decreased airflow, referred to as apneas, you’re more likely to rouse during the night, which can result in less time spent in the deep, restorative stage called rapid eye movement (REM) sleep and more time in light stages of sleep, says Raj Dasgupta, MD, a fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and assistant professor of clinical medicine at the Keck School of
Prevention.com: 12 Foolproof Natural Sleep Remedies That Experts Swear By
Insomnia can do worse than just tire you out the next day. If you're suffering from chronic lack of sleep, it can take a toll on your overall health. Ongoing sleep deficiency can lower your immune system, making it harder for your body to fight infections. It can trigger mood changes like irritability, depression, and anxiety. And studies have linked insufficient sleep to weight gain; increased risk of developing heart disease, high blood pressure, and type 2 diabetes; and ev
Health Day: Sleepless Nights Plague Many Women In Middle Age
THURSDAY, Sept. 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Lots of middle-aged American women are fretfully counting sheep each night, new research shows. The study, from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, found that close to 20 percent of all women aged 40 to 59 said they had trouble falling asleep on four or more nights in the prior week. Sleep troubles were even more likely if the woman was in the years where she's transitioning into menopause ("perimenopause"). Among t