Don't take naps during the day let yourself get good and sleepy
during the day so it will be easier to get to sleep at night. Several
misconceptions about sleep can make people overly concerned about
their sleep and can actually keep them awake they think that because
they don't feel tired. Insomnia is caused by being awakened repeatedly
by mild annoyance. Try sleeping in a quieter room or where your home's
noise is the least.
Regular exercise such as walking cycling jogging or swimming helps
try exercise in the morning or afternoon not late. Don't drink
alcohol it can make you feel drowsy and may actually put you to sleep
it has the unpleasant side effect of waking you later in the middle of
Sleeper may elude you if your pet is too hard work to solve or if
pillows are just right perhaps the most important rule for people with
insomnia is to keep a strict sleep wake schedule a hotbed taken 2
hours before bedtime is a wonderful way to make your body relax the
best sleep is in a dark quiet comfortable and cool room.
Drink warm milk before bed but you may need to urinate avoid all
liquids for a few hours before bedtime. Finish eating two or three
hours before bedtime.
Most prescription sleeping pills should not be
used for more than a month. They should also not be used for insomnia
at high altitudes because taking sleeping pills at high altitudes may
slow your breathing rate.
Never take sleeping pills with certain drugs such as those for
asthma which may cause insomnia check with your Dr. If you suspect
that one of your medications is causing insomnia check with your
The important thing is to give everything a fair trial and see
what works best. Keep a notebook of what works and what doesn't it can
help you identify factors interfering with your sleep and will provide
help for home remedies.