Sleep is as vital as the air we breathe and the food we eat .Yet, many grapple with sleep issues that disrupt this critical restorative process.

**Understanding the sleep issue **insomnia (primary or secondary )

There are various signs that suggest a disturbance in sleep, such as difficulty falling asleep, feeling tired upon waking up, and experiencing multiple awakenings during the night.

Diving into causes .

Sleep disruption may occur due to an underlying medical condition or even in the absence of any illness. It is crucial to comprehend the standard patterns of sleep and how they can impact your daily schedule.

Solutions to sleep better.

  • Refrain from consuming caffeine, smoking, and alcohol, particularly close to your bedtime.
  • Do not eat large meals or engage in intense physical activity right before going to sleep.
  • Go to bed and get up at the same time each day.
  • Regular daytime exercise helps you feel more relaxed and tired at bedtime.
  • Sleep hygiene.
  • Relaxation techniques.
  • Daytime exercise.
  • Psychological treatments called cognitive and behavioural therapies.

Consequences of poor sleep .

A chronic lack of sleep goes beyond mere grogginess. It can result in.weak.immune system weight gain,mood swings.Longterm,the stakes rise with the link to heart diseases ,diabetes and cognitive decline .

Ways to enhance and remedies:

CBT like stimulus control and sleep restriction.therapies and many orher way recommended by psychologist and other health professionals

What about medication ?

Yes we can provide short term treatment in form.of melatonin and short course of antihistamine, if no other illnessss affecting .we can.refer you for private sleep studies and referal to specialist if you need specialist drugs

Book appointment for short councelling and discuss other available option .

scientific literature

link to hse healthguideline

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