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July 27, 2018

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

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July 16, 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".

April 4, 2018

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 ques...

February 6, 2018

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 Souther...

January 27, 2018

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 s...

January 11, 2018

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, changin...

December 15, 2017

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...

October 9, 2017


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 trigg...

September 18, 2017

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 sai...

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