How do you force sleep
How do you force sleep, We all know that a hot, milky drink and a warm bath are supposed to relax you before bed, but many of us still can’t slip into slumber.
Ten million prescriptions for sleeping pills are written every year in England alone and a survey by Crampex has found that 86% of us suffer from sleep disturbance. And getting too little sleep can be bad for your health, leading to problems such as heart disease.
But you can trick yourself to sleep by trying these expert natural tips… Or you can look at buying one of these gadgets.
If you are trying to snooze at the wrong time it can be worse for you so you need to work out the best time to go to sleep. If you’re not sure when you should be sleeping take a look at the ‘sleep calculator’, being used on blinds company site web-blinds.com, so you can work out when we need to hit the sack in the click of a button.
Apparently it’s all to do with sleep cycles rather than getting more hours of sleep. If you wake up at the wrong time during a sleep cycle, you’ll find yourself more tired – even if you were asleep for longer. So if, for example, you need to be awake by 6am, you should either get your head down at 8.46pm, 10.16pm or even 11.46pm or – if you’re feeling like a real night owl – 1.16am.