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Is It Healthy to Sleep Naked? 5 Benefits to Know About

By Moira Lawler, Apr 22, 2024 “Generally speaking, sleeping naked is both natural and comfortable, assuming you are not too cold,” says Alex Dimitriu, MD, a double board-certified physician specializing in psychiatry and sleep medicine and the founder of Menlo Park Psychiatry & Sleep Medicine in California. (Dimitriu is also a medical reviewer for Everyday Health.) Click […]

9 Anxious Thoughts Keeping You Up at Night—And How to Manage Them

By Kali Coleman, Mar 31, 2024 “Constant worry can make us less present, less happy, and certainly sleep more poorly at night,” Alex Dimitriu, MD, a physician board-certified in psychiatry and sleep medicine, explained in a statement accompanying the survey. “Thoughts, and especially worries, can continue to spiral as part of a vicious cycle.” Click HERE […]

The sleep-testosterone link

By Heidi Borst, Mar 26, 2024 According to Alex Dimitriu, MD, a double board-certified psychiatrist and sleep medicine specialist, and founder of Menlo Park Psychiatry & Sleep Medicine, symptoms of low testosterone include: Decreased sex drive Erectile dysfunction Reduced muscle mass Fatigue Low motivation Mood variability, including depression Click HERE for the full article.

Sleep Coaching vs. Sleep Therapy—Doctors Explain Which Is Most Beneficial

By Erica Sweeney, Mar 25, 2024 A sleep coach can help people with non-medical aspects of sleep issues, says Alex Dimitriu, M.D., a board-certified physician in psychiatry and sleep medicine and founder of Menlo Park Psychiatry and Sleep Medicine. This might include suggesting changes to a sleep environment and holding people accountable for following the recommendations. […]

We Tested a Dozen Sleep Trackers—These Are the 6 Best for a Good Night’s Rest

By Jack Byram, Mar 24, 2024 According to Dr. Dimitriu, most sleep trackers work by tracking heart rate and heart rate variations, as well as through tracking movement and body temperature. When it comes to sleep stage tracking, he says that heart rate, breathing, and movement are what is being used for this, but he does warn […]

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