Tip: Get to Sleep

Humans spend one third of our lives sleeping, if we are lucky. Unfortunately up to 70 million Americans have some kind of sleep trouble. In this video, Dr. Holly Atkinson shares some tips on how to fall asleep a bit easier. Dr. Atkinson advises exercising during the day and avoiding caffeine after 3 pm. If you can’t fall asleep at least three nights a week you may have chronic insomnia so talk to your doctor.

Dr. Holly Atkinson

This video features Dr. Holly Atkinson. Dr. Holly Atkinson specializes in Internal Medicine and is an award-winning medical journalist. She is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine as well as Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Medicine at Mt. Sinai Hospital.

Duration: 01:06. Last Updated On: 2015-11-06
Reviewed by: Dr. Preeti Parikh, Dr. Holly Atkinson . Review date: December 08, 2012
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