• Sherri HIner

How to fall asleep without medicine or prescriptions!

Scratch that Dr.'s appointment, cancel whatever prescription they gave you, and make sure you read this article. As stated by the sleep experts over at Restonic, there are 6 scientific ways to fall asleep without needing prescriptions.

The first thing you need to do when trying to make it easier to sleep is block all the light out of your room. Not only is it easier to fall asleep in the dark, there's a really high chance that you'll actually stay asleep longer. It's as if you were a walking solar panel, the more sunlight or light you're exposed to, the more energy you have. When light goes away. melatonin levels naturally rise, energy goes away and sleep begins to weigh over you.

Secondly, reduce the amount of arguing between your partner and yourself. Being tired can lead to disagreements, but all those disagreements can also lead to more sleepless nights. In contrast to the arguments, some medical professionals highly recommend that getting intimate can be a very healthy way to unwind and de-stress after a long day.

In addition, this might seem a little out of the ordinary or unusual, but you should check your thyroid. Yes! That thing you learned in anatomy actually should be cared for! When your thyroid gets out of sync, hormones that regulate your moods and energy levels suffer. If you are overly energetic or tired, it's time for you to consult with your doctor.

Much like making sure that your thyroid is all good, you have to make sure that your sleep space is actually ready for you to sleep in. When you get ready to hit the gym you grab your running shoes, your music device and your workout clothes. Going to sleep is the same. You have to make sure you have the right pillows, mattress and bedding.

Deemed sometimes super obvious, your diet has a lot to do with your sleep. Adjusting your diet can dramatically affect how easily you sleep. A diet high in saturated fats and carbs can lead to disrupted sleep.


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