By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Join me @BarbaraFicarra and @SharecareNow sleep experts for a spirited conversation about sleep problems and solutions on 1/24/12 from 12 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EST for a twitter chat. Twitter hashtag is #geturzzzs.
Sleep is an essential part of our health and well-being. Sleep isn’t a luxury but crucial for good health. Research shows that insufficient sleep has been linked to chronic diseases and conditions such as Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity and depression.
How many hours of sleep do you get? Do you have trouble falling asleep? Do you feel sleepy during the day? Do you suffer from Shift Work Sleep Disorder (SWSD)?
Join the twitter chat and learn how to improve your sleep, find out how much sleep is enough, learn about shift work sleep disorder (SWSD), find out the symptoms, and discover ways to deal with it, plus lots more.
If you would like to tweet about it. Here you go…
Experts in Sharecare’s Twitter Chat – (Sharecare)
Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA – Health Educator
Dr. Scott Leibowitz – Co-Medical Director, The Piedmont Sleep Disorders Center
Dr. Steven Feinsilver – Sleep Medicine, The Mount Sinai Medical Center
Dr. Rachel Salas – Assistant Professor of Neurology and Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medicine
Dr. Michael Breus – Sleep Expert and Clinical Psychologist
Sharecare created by Jeff Arnold, founder WebMD and Dr. Mehmet Oz, a leading cardiac surgeon, health expert and Emmy-award winning host of “The Dr. Oz show” is an interactive, social Q&A platform designed to greatly simplify the search for quality healthcare information and help consumers live their healthiest life.
Sharecare collectively brings together top leaders in the health care industry to provide consumers with multiple perspectives within a single website dedicated to improve health and wellness for healthier lives. Sharecare is in partnership with Harpo Studios, Sony Pictures Television and Discovery Communications.
We hope you will be able to join us for Sharecare’s Twitter chat on Tuesday, January 24th from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. EST. Ask us your questions about sleep and we will answer them. As always, thank you for your valuable time.
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