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How can I train myself to fall asleep when I want?

How can I train myself to fall asleep when I want?

Routine: You need to keep to a regular schedule. Waking and going to bed at the same time every day will condition your brain to expect sleep at that time. It is also important to keep to that schedule every day, so that you do not break the cycle on weekends. ...Read more

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How can I train myself to fall asleep at a certain time?

How can I train myself to fall asleep at a certain time?

Routine: You need to keep to a regular schedule. Waking and going to bed at the same time every day will condition your brain to expect sleep at that time. It is also important to keep to that schedule every day, so that you do not break the cycle on weekends. ...Read more

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What is the best way to train a baby (1yo) to fall asleep again in his crib when waking up at night?

What is the best way to train a baby (1yo) to fall asleep again in his crib when waking up  at night?

Start of right: Babies do not understand sleep like an adult.They drift into sleep like you would in a boring lecture. If you lay baby down awake but tired &read to him from a distance, he can start the night off alone, like he will be @ 3am. Once he knows how to go down on his own, you can check on him in 5-10 min intervals until he resettles.He may just have some separation anxiety & need to know things are ok. ...Read more

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How do I fall asleep when i want without and sleep type drugs to could you help me get to sleep?

How do I fall asleep when i want without and sleep type drugs to could you help me get to sleep?

Suggestions: I would suggest some sleep hygiene helps. Keep a schedule, if you don't fall asleep within 15 minutes, get up and do a quiet activity until you get sleepy, avoid alcohol before bed, avoid exercise before bed, and see a sleep physician if you continue to have trouble. ...Read more

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How could i fall asleep?

How could i fall asleep?

Try use of good : Sleep hygiene. Retire ; rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark ; cool ; use only for sex ; sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs ; no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate sized ; finish at least 2 to 3 hrs before sleep. Can try warm milk, chamomile tea or melatonin along w light reading, warm bath or lavender scent. ...Read more

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How do I fall asleep easier?

How do I fall asleep easier?

Use great sleep: Hygiene. 1. Keep regular bed & wakening time (includes weekends). Get up same time daily. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine: warm bath or shower, aromatherapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in dark, quiet, cool room w comfortable mattress & pillows. 4. Use bedroom only for sleep & sex. Put work materials, computers, & tvs in another room. 5. Finish eating at least. ...Read more

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How can I fall asleep faster?

How can I fall asleep faster?

Try use of good : Sleep hygiene. Retire ; rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark ; cool ; use only for sex ; sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs ; no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate sized ; finish at least 2 to 3 hrs before sleep. Can try warm milk, chamomile tea or melatonin along w light reading, warm bath or lavender scent. ...Read more

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How to make a baby fall asleep?

How to make a baby fall asleep?

Comfort her: There are many reasons for the baby not to be comfortable and refuse to go to sleep. Things which make baby uncomfortable are dirty diaper, hunger, loud noises and light around. Baby over exhausted, over tired, over sleepy. Then there are medical reason like stuffy nose, fever, formula problems. ...Read more

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How can you fall asleep faster ?

How can you fall asleep faster ?

Use good sleep: Hygiene. 1.Keep regular bed ; waking time (even weekends). Rise same time each day, regardless of time you fell asleep. 2. Develop relaxing bedtime routine: warm bath/shower, aromatherapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in dark, quiet, cool room w comfortable mattress ; pillows. 4. Bedroom is only for sleep ; sex. No work materials, computers, ; tv in room. 5. Finish eating at. ...Read more

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Afraid to let baby fall asleep!?

Afraid to let baby fall asleep!?

Why ?: If you have specific concern please discuss them with your pediatrician. Babies need a great deal of sleep. ...Read more

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Is it bad to fall asleep quickly?

Is it bad to fall asleep quickly?

Depends: Short sleep latency as already described may not be bad. Average time to fall asleep is about 11 minutes. Less than 8 minutes may be a sign of a sleep disorder.. It may also indicate sleep deprivation. If there are other symptoms like daytime sleepiness or snoring or visual hallucinations during sleep onset or awakening... Should get it checked. ...Read more

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Why do body parts "fall asleep" ?

Why do body parts "fall asleep" ?

Pressure on...: ...Either arteries that feed the body part that falls asleep, or (as in hitting the "funny bone") the nerves that carry sensations from that body part. ...Read more

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What helps too fall asleep faster?

Exercise: A good exercise regime, not drinking caffeinated products in the afternoon or evening, a light meal for dinner. ...Read more

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Why do I snort when i fall asleep?

Possible sleep apnea: As you fall asleep (transition from wake to sleep) your muscles of your airway also relaxes. If it relaxes a little, you may snore, more than that and you may start impeding airflow causing hypopneas/apneas (which you may sense as snorting). See your doctor, as a thorough history may warrant a sleep study. Good luck! ...Read more

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What foods can help me fall asleep?

What foods can help me fall asleep?

Foods to sleep: Varies. Depends on why you have insomnia. Some foods that help are glass of warm milk and foods with tryptophane e.g. Turkey. Best to find out why you have insomnia and call your doctor for any examination. ...Read more

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How might one fall asleep instantly?

How might one fall asleep instantly?

Instant sleep?: The only way to fall asleep relatively instantly is through IV medications like you receive in anesthesia. Even then there are a few seconds before you're asleep. Your sleep latency (time from full wakefulness to sleep) decreases with level of sleep deprivation. If you're very sleep deprived, you might fall asleep within 5 minutes. If well rested over time, needing 15-20 min is more normal. ...Read more

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What should I do to fall asleep fast?

Tired: It seems like something obvious but make sure you are tired when you try to go to bed. Many people are ramped up either because of food, television or stress at night before sleep. Create a relaxing bedtime routine that gets you in the mood to sleep. This helps. Also make sure your medications are not worsening sleep, this would include those taken early in the day like vitamins. ...Read more

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