Do you suffer from insomnia? If so, these home remedies will help you train your body to fall asleep easily. Here are some tips to overcome insomnia.
Wake up at the same time each day
You may be tempted to sleep late on days when you have plenty of work to do or on weekends. However, doing this can disrupt your sleep cycle and trigger or worsen insomnia. Wake up at the same time every day to train your body to follow a consistent sleep cycle.
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Exercise is great for overall health. It is a natural stimulant and can promote better sleep. Try to engage in some moderate exercise for at least 20 minutes per day.
Avoid exercising immediately before bedtime as this can worsen insomnia. Instead, complete your exercise at least three hours before you go to bed.
Siestas may seem like a great way to catch up on missed sleep, but this is not always the case. Siestas stop you from maintaining a regular sleep pattern which is crucial for getting quality sleep. It is important to train one’s body to associate sleep with cues like darkness and bedtime.
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Finding ways to relax can make a large difference in the quality of your sleep. There are several relaxation techniques and methods you can try to soothe your body and mind before going to bed. These include deep breathing techniques, muscle relaxation therapy, and meditation.
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