Do you struggle to fall asleep? Perhaps you wake up in the middle of the night and can’t get back to sleep? Did you know that waking early is a sign of depression? Well you’re not alone as insomnia affects nearly a third of Britons at some point in their lives.
Published research found sleeping pills commonly prescribed in the UK may increase the risk of death more than fourfold.
Sleep deprivation can lead to higher risk of chronic health problems like high blood pressure, heart disease, and stroke. According to Harvard Medical School for people with hypertension, one night without sufficient sleep can cause elevated blood pressure all through the next day. Research from Swedish scientists published in the journal ‘Obesity’ has suggested that when study participants (all of normal weight) experienced just one sleepless night, they became more likely to not only buy higher calorie foods, but also more of it than they normally would during an average food shopping session.
In a study published in the scientific journal “Sleep,” they have demonstrated that hypnosis has a positive impact on the quality of sleep, to a significant extent.
If there is too much stress in the body then this can cause a state of hyper vigilance. Your subconscious is there to protect you and keep you safe. This can make you more alert during nighttime sleep cycles. Other-times faults develop in the hard wiring of the subconscious that cause symptoms to appear. Insomnia being one of the effects.
I adopt a simple two step approach in helping my clients with these issues. Firstly, we need to identify and resolve what’s causing it. Your subconscious knows the reason why. Secondly to incorporate some simple sleep hygiene guidelines and tools into your nightly routine. So if you want to establish a good nights sleep pattern naturally and holistically then get in touch.