I can only sleep properly if I drink alcohol – there must be another way

DEAR DEIDRE: EVEN although I’m drained, I battle to sleep.

I don’t fall asleep for ages then, after I do, get up a number of occasions an evening.

Staying awake… I can’t sleep correctly
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I’m 51 and work full time.

On the finish of the day I’m drained however not completely exhausted, as my husband helps round the home.

I simply can not sleep and keep asleep after I have to.

If I’ve a number of glasses of wine I sleep like a log however I do know that may be a slippery slope for me.

There needs to be one other manner.

DEIDRE SAYS: That is an more and more widespread drawback however you’re proper to not see alcohol as the answer – that itself can result in sleep issues.

Keep away from taking a look at any backlit screens for not less than an hour earlier than you need to fall asleep, as they suppress melatonin, the sleep hormone.

Study rest methods for whenever you first go to mattress and likewise if you happen to wake within the evening.

Steerage is obtainable in This Ebook Will Make You Sleep by Dr Jessamy Hibberd and Jo Usmar.

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