Monday, June 29, 2015

Very Informative Healthy Good Night Sleep Seminar Presented By Roosevelt Island Women's Health Organization, Cornell Tech And Weill Cornell Center For Sleep Medicine

The Roosevelt Island Women’s Health Organization (RIWHO) has joined with Cornell Tech, Weill Cornell Medical College and New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center to offer a series of health related seminars to the Roosevelt Island community (Men are welcome too).

The fourth seminar in the series took place June 24 and was on the topic of Sleep Health - Learn How To Get A Good Night Sleep. The seminar featured a presentation by Dr Dianne Augelli

Image Of Dr Augelli RIWHO/Cornell Tech Sleep Seminar

a Neurologist at the New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center for Sleep Medicine.
Getting a good night sleep is necessary for optimal health. Learn from a sleep expert the basics about your sleep health and the latest in sleep research. Discover how your mind and body are affected by sleep deprivation, including the most common sleep ailments of sleep apnea, insomnia and restless leg syndrome. 
Doctor Augelli was introduced by Cornell Tech's Jane Swanson.

Doctor Augelli stressed the importance of a good night's sleep for overall health, discussed the most common types of Sleep Disorders.

and offered these twelve simple tips to improve your health.

Here's the RIWHO/ Cornell Tech Healthy Sleep presentation by Dr. Augelli

followed by questions from the audience.

More information, including contact information for Dr. Augelli available at the Weill Cornell Center For Sleep Medicine.

Previous RIWHO/Cornell Tech health seminars were on topics of Back Pain, Nutrition and Stroke Awareness.