Lack of sleep can lead to serious health problems like type 2 diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and depression. So, getting quality sleep is not a luxury, it’s a necessity. The good news is: Great sleep is within your reach.

In this series, sleep expert Dr. Raj Dasgupta monitors four troubled snoozers with sleep tracking tech and uses the data to help them get the sleep they deserve.

Watch Cracking the Sleep Code for simple tips you can apply now to your own sleep routine.

Can Ignoring the Clock Actually Help You Sleep?

Steve admits that he checks his email when he gets up to use the bathroom and gets restless when he looks at the clock. Dr. Raj makes one simple change to Steve’s sleep hygiene that ultimately changes everything.

Can Meditating Before Bed Reduce Insomnia?

Vinnetta’s typical bedtime routine includes TV in bed and checking social media. Dr. Raj suggests a non-stimulating activity to help her increase her total sleep time each night.

Can Going to Bed Later Help You Fall Asleep Faster?

David’s erratic work schedule and lack of sleep hygiene have him laying in bed for hours before falling asleep. Dr. Raj offers a counterintuitive approach to get David to sleep faster and more consistently.

Can Skipping the Snooze Button Make You Feel More Rested?

As Annie prepares for a half marathon, sleep is crucial to her recovery. Unfortunately, her insomnia is preventing her from reaching her full potential. It is time to put her sleep problems to rest with four game-changing tips from Dr. Raj.