Having Trouble Sleeping Nurses Guide - gentlyrock.com

Having Trouble Sleeping Nurses Guide


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Having trouble sleeping is a big problem for many people. Many people have problems with sleeping due to stress, anxiety, depression or illness. Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder. There are ways that you can cure your insomnia and not have to suffer from it anymore.

Causes Of Insomnia

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There are many causes of insomnia. You may need to go to a doctor if you are having trouble sleeping. Your doctor can run tests on you to determine what causes your insomnia. He may need to give you some prescriptions for medication, or he may even prescribe a sleep aid. The medications can help you fall asleep, and your doctor may need to prescribe some for you to take during the day.

If you find that you need to take medicine in order to sleep at night, talk to your health care provider about the sleep aids he recommends for you. Tell your health care provider about all the things that may be causing your insomnia. If you find that you eat too much before you go to bed or drink too much before you go to bed, this could be the cause of your trouble sleeping. Your health care provider may need to make adjustments to your diet or stop eating that food.

Good Bedtime Routine Is Also Very Important

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Having a good bedtime routine is also very important. If you consistently get up at the same time each day and go to bed at the same time each night, you will be able to fall asleep easier. When you go to bed and are tired and not rested, your body will be more susceptible to having sleep problems.

If you are having trouble sleeping because of sleep apnea, there is treatment for both types. If you suffer from severe sleep apnea, it is recommended that you take continuous positive airway pressure, or CPAP, for treatment. If your sleep apnea is mild, you can use a regular breathing mask for comfort.

 Restless Legs Syndrome

If you have difficulty sleeping or are having trouble staying asleep long enough to feel rested, then you may have restless legs syndrome. If you have restless legs syndrome, then you probably have more than a few restless nights. Having restless legs syndrome can be very uncomfortable. It causes you to be awake during the night, especially if you have had restless legs for a while. If you use a natural method for insomnia treatment, such as with an herbal remedy, then you should be able to find relief from your restless legs syndrome.

If you are having trouble falling asleep, then you also might have a sleeping partner. If you are having trouble sleeping with your partner, then you might want to consider getting a bedtime watch. With a bedtime watch, both you and your partner will know when it is time to get out of bed. When you go to bed alone, it is easy to forget that you are supposed to be asleep when it is time for bed.

Last Words 

If your problem with sleep problems is not getting better, then it is probably time for you to visit your physician. He can test you for various conditions that may be causing you to have trouble sleeping at night. In most cases, these conditions are not physical, but they are psychological. Your doctor may recommend that you go on natural treatments, such as herbal supplements, in order to rid yourself of insomnia. You can find more information about this on the web.

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