Improving your sleep is one of the of the best things you can do to improve your health and well being. Besides, making you feel l @#! poor sleep impacts your mood, memory, concentration, and experience of pain and anxiety. It amplifies it! It also when ongoing, impacts your overall health and well being.
Improving sleep for some, will be quite straight forward and easy. Others however, will experiencing difficulties. Some times medications or supplements can help, but these should only be viewed in most cases as a temporary solution. Beside there effectiveness wearing off over time, they in some people can lead to worse sleep problems over time. (sometimes quickly - if you have medicine and supplement sensitivities)
Here are some alternative strategies you can try:-
Use your senses to create a bedroom that will help you get a good nights sleep
(see these guides from the sleep foundation.
- See (look)
- Hear: (Is noise keeping you awake or disrupting your sleep?)
- Smell:What You Breathe Affects Sleep and how refreshed you feel when you wake.
- Taste: What you Eat Can Affect Sleep
Create an Allergen and Environmentally Friendlier Bedroom
If you have environmental allergies or environmental sensitivities, it will be difficult for you to get a good nights sleep until you do this.
From the room by room home allergen management guides at http://acaai.org/resources/tools/home-allergy-management
Don't Forget to Practice good Sleep Habits
And Get to the bottom of other Causes - if you still cannot Sleep
And when wired but tired, and unable to sleep replace worry with Mindfulness
Taking regular mindfulness breaks through out the day can help you sleep better at night. When you cannot sleep it is better to practice mindfulness than to worry and stress. Mindfulness will provide you with some of the benefits of sleep.