Jul 4, 2019
SLEEP IT IS NOT A LUXURY
Staring at the ceiling at 2.30 a.m., unable to sleep is usually low on peoples list of favorite pastimes. Affecting anyone at any age, (difficulties falling asleep or staying asleep and or waking unrefreshed can can be some peoples reality. Research shows that adults that get fewer than seven hours sleep (whether for just one night or over the course of days, weeks or months experience day time consequences such as irritability, fatigue and poor memory.
Sleep deprivation not only has detrimental effects on your work life, relationships and well-being, but increases the risk of ongoing health problems. If you know someone who is having trouble sleeping then it's important to get them support. Get them to come and see Julia and get it back on track.
Sleep tight don't Let the bugs bite
Sleep is not a luxury - it is a necessity, so reducing or
avoiding the factors that can negatively impact on sleep can be the key to getting the rest you need.
Sleep enhancing Tips
. Reduce or eliminate stimulants i.e. caffeine and sugar
. Go to bed at the same time each night.
. Create a dark sleeping environment
. Invest in a comfortable mattress and bedding
. Limit alcohol consumption
. Practice relaxation exercises, or read a book in bed.
. Reduce screen time an hour before bed. i.e. phones,
computers or T.V. in the evening, utilize an app that inverts
the screen lighting to create black backgrounds with white
. find a meditation app that helps you relax.
. Get regular exercise.
A restful and restorative night's sleep prepares you for the day ahead, I can help identify the underlying causes of your disturbed sleep and offer quality natural medicines to overcome your sleepless nights.