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Having Trouble Sleeping?  

A UNC expert offers tips for getting a good night’s rest.

Getting the proper amount of quality sleep is vital for our mental health and physical health, yet more than a third of American adults don’t get enough sleep on a regular basis.

Anita Skariah, DO, a physician with Orange Family Medical Group in Hillsborough, appeared on WRAL’s “Staying Healthy” segment to talk about why sleep is so important and offer tips for catching enough z’s. Hint: Put down that cell phone!

Watch the video!


If getting enough shuteye is a problem, talk to your doctor to see if a sleep study is right for you. Learn more about sleep studies at the UNC Sleep Disorders Centerin Chapel Hill or at REX Sleep Disorders Centersin Wake County.