How To Treat Insomnia Naturally Without Medication Fix Sleeping Problems | Best Way To Sleep Better


Finding it difficult to fall asleep? Waking up early and can’t sleep again? well here are my top tips to get a better night’s sleep without the use of medication did you hear that Anne, without the use of medication
“I did, sounds good” so the majority of causes of insomnia are due to life events rather than physical illness like stress, anxiety, smoking and drinking too much, watching TV and playing on our phones before we go to bed and these are all the kinds of things that can trick our bodies into wanting to stay active rather than going to sleep I see so many patients who have insomnia and most of them want these, sleeping tablets but actually most pharmacists, GPs and nurse practitioners tend not to recommend these & here’s why firstly they can be addictive, secondly they don’t promote restful sleep and thirdly they’re not fixing the root of the problem so here are my top tips let’s begin with daytime habits first set a specific time to wake up and go to sleep everyday I wake up at 6 a.m. every day and I mean I don’t really like it and I feel tired when I wake up but because of this when it’s nighttime I fall asleep almost straight away and it’s because your body it loves a cycle exercise in the day so you’re tired before you go to bed and I was planning on filming this whilst I was jogging but it’s really really rainy outside don’t work in your bedroom so keep it just for sleeping and don’t take naps throughout the day now let’s move on to bedtime habits try not to watch TV or play on your phones whilst in bed or before going to bed because what it does is it reduces the melatonin we produce which is the hormone which makes us feel more sleepy avoid big meals before going
to bed avoid alcohol, caffeinated drinks and smoking especially in the evening as these are going to stimulate you so you won’t fall asleep it’s also worth mentioning that some prescribed medicines can also interfere with your sleep so if these symptoms have suddenly come about and you’ve been prescribed something new then speak to your pharmacist and they can check this for you and if you have a lot going on in your life which a lot of people do then try these calming techniques which I’ve left a link in the description below I think they’re really useful and it should help you sleep better and lastly let’s move on to the bedroom environment which I find is often overlooked have your bedroom at the right temperature and the best temperature has been found to be between 15.5 to 20 degrees use thick curtains to block out any morning sun or any light coming from street lights and this is the bit where I need some curtains to draw but we don’t have any here and lastly use the right bedding for the time of the year if you’re still having trouble sleeping after using all these tips then have a word with your GP, pharmacist or nurse practitioner and that’s it for this week’s video thank you for watching I hope you found this information useful and as always please help spread the word like, share and tag friends who will find this information useful hey guys thanks for watching here’s some bloopers from this week’s video make sure to hit that like, follow or subscribe button now to stay up to date with new weekly videos so the majority of causes of, so the majority of, majority of causes of insomnia it’s insomnia, insomnia is a
difficult word to say isn’t promoting restful sleep and thirdly I can’t remember what thirdly was beep, well it’s a shame that this doesn’t work