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Ways To Help You Fall Asleep Faster
Sleep hygiene: 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime many include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on comfortable mattress & pillows. ...Read more
What are some ways to fall asleep faster? I am on medicine which helps so much. However, i want to have more control over my sleep?
Sleep help: You can try things like going to bed at the same time, getting up if you are not asleep within 15 minutes, avoiding alcohol, getting plenty of exercise at least an hour before bedtime, taking melatonin, and avoiding naps during the day. If you continue to have problems it would be wise to see a sleep specialist for an evaluation and further options. ...Read more
How can I fall asleep? It takes me forever to fall asleep! what are some helpful ways to help me go to sleep faster?
Proper sleep hygiene: Develop proper sleep hygiene. By that i mean doing a few simple things regularly and consistently. First, have a good sleep environment--quiet, dark and a little cool. Establish a consistent bedtime, whether tired or not. Avoid any alcohol (at least 3 hrs before bedtime), as well as heavy meals, or exercise before bedtime. Don't watch tv, computer, or lighted screen. And don't clock watch either. ...Read more
I can't sleep and when I'm tired I close my eyes and almost an hour later I'm still awake, is there any ways that can help me fall asleep faster?
Yes: Learning relaxation techniques would be helpful for you. A simple Google search for relaxation techniques would be helpful and provide more information. Practicing relaxation techniques will help your body relax and get ready for sleep. Sleep hygiene is alsoimportant (lights off, no TV or electronics in bed to distract you). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Insomnia again: Mindful meditation, a relaxation protocol, and soothing white noise can work. Making sleep happen is tough. It is about letting go. Refrain from evening exercise, caffeine, alcohol, video games, or heated discussions. Keep pesky pets in another room and sleep in a separate room if bedmate snores or is very restless. Short of a thorough history by your md, melatonin, valerian root, or 5 htp "so so". ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Behavioral technique: Go online to get more tips but the top few i think of include 1) avoid extra light from computers, television driving within 2 hours from bed 2) don't go to bed hungry or full 3) avoid caffeine within 12 hours of bedtime and 4) get up the same time everyday and avoid napping. ...Read more
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