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How to sleep well?

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    I always lose sleep. How could I sleep well? Do you have any suggestion?
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    Set your iPad to play 20 or 30 minutes of soothing music!
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    At first, it works. But then, I have to listen for at least one hour. Do I need any treatment?
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    Maybe!

    But maybe you go to bed too early!
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    Difficulty in sleeping may be an indication of a health problem. Whether or not you need treatment for it may best be answered by a medical practitioner more qualified than most members of this forum. I do hope that situation improves for you and that you are able to seek such help.


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    Do any of these scenarios sound like yours:

    Sleep Problems and Sleep Disorder Types and Descriptions

    How to solve 9 sleep problems - CNN.com

    If your sleep is disrupted enough to see a doctor, you might be able to get better results if you're able to help narrow down the possible causes.

    I've been lucky with sleep and remember only a handful of nights when I couldn't sleep. I've never set a bedtime -- I just go to sleep when I'm tired. If I can't sleep, I just read a book or surf the Web (much easier since iPhone and iPad) till I'm tired. I never force myself to sleep, because I find it counterproductive. YMMV of course.

    I have one audiobook (Remembrance of Things Past by Proust) that I've not been able to finish for years, because it seems to put me right to sleep. Its slow, meandering narrative and the languid reading have some kind of knockout effect on me. Meditations by Marcus Aurelius has a similar effect on me. I got both of those audiobooks from Audible -- they're good professional readings. Maybe you can find your version of such soporific audiobooks as well, if your sleep prob is only occasional.
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    Are you getting any exercise? You don't need a gym membership; I sleep much better since I got serious about walking briskly for a mile every day, regardless of the weather.

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    This sounds like good advice. Obviously, if the sleep issue is causing you problems it would be worth seeking medical advice. However, it may be something as simple as a lifestyle change. Do not eat late at night, have a good long walk after your meal then have a nice hot drink prior to going to bed. This may do the trick.
    Good luck.
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    Partake of strong drink until you are numb and wake up when the dog licks your feet. That is how I do it, anyway./
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    Brilliant, Bob! The best solution yet. :)
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    Ditto blotto :)/
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    I find that using my ipad before bed can over stimulate my brain and keep me awake into the wee hours.I think it's the intense light.I suggest you be carefull about screen use before bed and see if that makes a difference.
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    No, you get tired for abusing your body. It was never intended to be abused by excersize. Does not mean it is a sleep aid; it is your body saying, "knock it the heck off, or I'll see that you pay for it by giving you a fat arse and acne."

    Natural alcohol is what our maker intended!!!
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    I know using my iPad in a stimulating rather than relaxing way totally affects my sleep. I found an app that is for calming, photos and music. When I find a music piece that is meditative to me I turn it on and put it on repeat and I really sleep so much deeper and longer than if I don't do that. It is a free app. called " Stress Relief " . Makes sense to me!
    Plus inspirational quote: a well spent day brings happy sleep - Leonardo. DaVinci
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    Take a shower before going off to bed and make sure that you sleep in a quiet area. Also make sure to turn off the lights.
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    go outside, exercise
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    You need to be quiet...read a book or have soothing music on, if you wake up too soon make sure your body is in the same position as when you first got to sleep, then read etc, repeating the same pattern every time. If you are really hyped up do some exercise ( not in your bedroom - unless it's the romantic kind ) , like yoga,or tai chi or go for a very long walk in a peaceful quiet environment until you don't feel so rev'd up and then go home and follow the first stuff to do. Hope that helps anyone at all! HAPPY Zzzzzzzzzzzz's
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