Why Sleep Is Essential to a Healthy Love Life

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Financial worries, disagreements with coworkers, tension at home, illness, aches and pains—all of these can contribute to keeping you awake at night. Although you may think that a lack of sleep is no big deal, it does more than make you tired the next day. It’s bad for your overall health and happiness. Dr. Danoff tells us why all of us need to make sleep a priority.

Why Sleep Is Essential to a Healthy Love Life

How many hours of sleep did you get last night? If you’re like most American adults, the answer is probably less than the seven to nine hours generally recommended by many sleep experts. A lack of sleep can take a toll in many areas of your life, not least of which is your love life. If you’re not getting enough sleep, your stamina and focus may suffer—and difficulty sleeping can be a sign of bigger problems as well.


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Dudley Seth Danoff, MD, FACS, is a diplomate of the American Board of Urology and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Dr. Danoff is a graduate of Princeton University, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He received his medical degree at Yale University with honors. He completed his urologic surgical training and fellowship at Columbia University Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City. Following his training, he served as a major in the United States Air Force Medical Corps. For more than a quarter century, Dr. Danoff taught on the clinical faculty of UCLA School of Medicine. Currently, he is attending urologic surgeon at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He is the founder and president of the prestigious Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Tower Urology Medical Group, the leading urologic practice serving the Southern California community for over thirty years. Dr. Danoff and his wife, Israeli singer Hedva Amrani, are longtime residents of Beverly Hills, California, and have two children: Aurele Danoff, an attorney, and Doran Danoff, a composer.


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