Sleep and Insomnia 2 of 2
Sleep is not just beneficial -- it is important for survival. Sleep enables the mind and the body to function normally. But getting enough sleep is a difficult problem for many people.
Part two of this two-part program addresses the following topics:
- Sleep hygiene
- Definition of insomnia
- Causes of insomnia
- When to see a sleep specialist
- Insomnia treatments
- Sleeping pills
- Cognitive therapy
Dr. Steven Scharf, a pulmonary specialist and Director of the Sleep Disorders Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Scharf is also a professor of medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
This page was last updated: January 25, 2013