If you are tired of tossing and turning on a regular basis, battling insomnia and then feeling too groggy to face the day, it is time to cut out the you know whaí. Step up to the plate and start working through your sleeping difficulties. Here are some tips:
Identify the Problem
Dont just write off your insomnia as something that everyone experiences. Though millions of people do suffer from restlessness, that does not mean that you should leave it go. A chronic problem like sleeplessness will affect your health, so letting it persist for too long can make you look older, can affect your memory and just make you a grumpy gus.
Get Into a Healthy Routine
Though those old habits die hard, you have to put your body and mind back on the right track. A good place to start is to try to go to sleep at the same time every night. While this may prove difficult for the first week, everything beyond will help you to combat your insomnia. Your body will become accustomed to feeling drowsy at a certain time, and you will more than likely receive the same amount of hours each night, which should be about eight.
No Food or Drink Allowed
Sure, we all love to roam the kitchen for those midnight snacks, but you have to reevaluate what means more: eating that piece of cake once, or having a lifetime of good rest. Also, for you coffee and soda fiends, if you absolutely have to have your fix on a daily basis, cut off the drinking at least four or five hours before you plan on heading to bed. The body needs sufficient time to process these chemicals and digest those foods in order for it to feel restful.
A Little Help Never Hurt Anyone
It may be hard to sift through all of the sleep aids that are out on the market today, but there are a few ways you can combat restlessness. Perhaps you might want to look into new linens or pillows to make the bed more comfortable. Or maybe using some aromatherapy such as a sleeping mist will send you peacefully into a slumber. Or suppose your partner is willing to give you a nice massage to totally relax you. We cannot always solve our problems on our own, and insomnia is no exception.
Whats Up, Doc?
So many times, even when people identify that they have a health problem like insomnia, they are still not willing to be proactive about it. Your health professional is there to assist when you are having any medical issues, so if you are having trouble sleeping frequently, isnt it about time you talked to your physician? He can pinpoint the severity of the problem and offer sound advice as to how to get rid of insomnia completely. Remember, health experts are in place for a reason so use those resources.
So, start heeding these five steps and youll be dreaming in no time!
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10-08-2015, 12:36 AM #1
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12-03-2015, 12:24 AM #2
12-30-2015, 10:25 AM #3
Good stuff. Sleep is one of the most underrated aspects of getting in shape. And usually the first thing we cut when things begin piling up.
01-06-2016, 11:03 PM #4
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04-28-2016, 05:42 PM #5
I would like to encourage anyone who does see a Doctor and he/she writes you an Rx. Please please PLEASE do your research on what you are taking. After being diagnosed with depression I was given Prozac with Trazadone. Let me tell you coming off the Prozac because I am able to manage my depression with out Rx. was easy. The Trazadone was the hard part! I had very bad issues coming off of it. I did research and found that the Rx was also used to help people with Meth addiction. (WTH???!!!!!) It took a good couple of months to come off with help from my Doctor. He helped monitor it, also with the help of the pharmacist that recommended several OTC items to help me curb the shakes and creepy crawlies. So please when you see a Doctor and you get the Rx. Please take a few minutes to read what else it is used for. It is very eye opening.
Yes, I still suffer from Insomnia from time to time.If it is your job to eat a live frog best do it first thing in the morning. If it is your job to eat two live frogs, best eat the biggest one first.- Mark Twain
Never Meddle in the affairs of Dragons. You are crunchy and taste good with Ketchup.
06-27-2016, 10:33 AM #6
I was struggling so much with sleep that it dropped my T levels. Started a zinc and mag supp before bed, no more caffeine, I actually did eat a light no sugar meal an hour before bed, all electronics off 1 hour before bed and what I think made the biggest difference was a developed a routine. 3 months into those changes and my restful ness and sleep has dramatically changed for the better.
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