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Overcoming the Silent Sleep Epidemic

If you are one of the millions of Americans not getting the quality and quantity sleep you need, you won't want to miss this show. Rubin Naiman, PhD, is a sleep expert who believes we are presently in the midst of a REM sleep/dream loss epidemic. According to Dr. Naiman, many people aren't sleeping well because they are REM sleep deprived and not dreaming as much as they should. On this episode Dr. Naiman will describe the importance of REM sleep and dreaming. He will also identify what is contributing to this epidemic and how we can restore healthy REM sleep and dreaming. He has a fascinating and important perspective on sleep so you won't want to miss this show!

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About Dr. Rubin Naiman

Rubin Naiman, Ph.D. is the sleep and dream specialist and clinical assistant professor of medicine at the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, directed by Dr. Andrew Weil. Dr. Naiman is the leader in the development of integrative approaches to sleep and dream disorders, integrating sleep science with psychological and transpersonal perspectives. He is the director of NewMoon Sleep, an organization that offers services, trainings and consultation internationally. Dr. Naiman has published extensively in his field and his approach is now taught in dozens of medical schools. His work has been described as “life changing!”

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