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Sleep Your Way to Health and Happiness

Friday, Jul 10, 2020 12:00 PM
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Sleep Your Way to Health and Happiness
General Public
Health Improvement Program

Good sleep is critical to a healthy lifestyle. Studies have shown that poor sleep is linked to higher body weight, greater risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, inflammation, and depression, while good sleep can improve concentration and productivity, athletic performance, and immune function. Yet for many of us, a good’s night sleep remains an elusive dream. One study by the CDC found that more than a third of American adults are not getting enough sleep on a regular basis.

Join us in this noontime webinar to explore the science of sleep and learn ways to get optimal shuteye to improve your health, reduce your stress, and increase your resiliency and well-being. You will learn why sleep is important to health and the different sleep needs at different life stages. Gain information about sleep disorders and walk away with specific ways to optimize your sleep through good sleep hygiene, a regular sleep/wake schedule, and understanding the bed/sleep connection.

Note: This webinar is only available at the scheduled date and time.

Instructor: Jennifer Kanady, PhD, is the clinical innovation lead for sleep at Big Health and has been involved in the sleep field for more than a decade. She has over a dozen peer-reviewed publications and has presented her research at national and international conferences. She received her PhD in clinical science from the University of California, Berkeley, and completed her postdoctoral research fellowship at the San Francisco VA Health Care System and the University of California, San Francisco.

Class details are subject to change.

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