About the Author
Andrew Weil, one of America's best known advocates of alternative medicine and holistic healing, attended Harvard Medical School. He has worked for the National Institute of Mental Health and the Harvard Botanical Museum. He is the founder of the Program in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center and Associate Director of the Division of Social Perspectives in Medicine, University of Arizona. Weil's books include Spontaneous Healing and Natural Health and Eight Weeks to Optimum Health.
Alternative medicine guru Weil teams up with sleep expert Naiman to discuss how sleep affects all aspects of health. Weil is such an accomplished speaker that he immediately makes the listener excited about the subject matter. Ever engaging, he discusses sleep stages, mindful awakening, and why sleep drugs are detrimental. Naiman offers practical tips and guided relaxation exercises. His voice is confident, relaxing, and well suited for the guided exercises, which are at the end of the CD so listeners can listen in bed without having to turn the CD off if they fall asleep. Multiple track titles allow listeners to easily navigate the information in CD format. If you suffer from insomnia, HEALTHY SLEEP is a must. J.T. © AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine-- Copyright © AudioFile, Portland, Maine