Is it possible to sleep in shorter periods scattered through the day and night? How does this affect sleep quality? Discover whether polyphasic sleep may provide you relief from insomnia and increased productivity—or if it just leads to sleep deprivation.
You've finally reached your breaking point: after another night spent tossing and turning, a morning where you struggle to get out of bed, and a day fighting sleepiness and fatigue, you are committed to trying to sleep better and fixing your insomnia. This can be a significant and life-changing goal, and it can also be a little intimidating without a plan. Where should you even begin? Fortunately, there are a series of specific changes you can make that will help you to sleep better.
Pick a Time to Focus on Your Sleep
Choose Your Bedtime
Sleep Until You Are No Longer Tired
Figure Out the Average
Arrange Your Sleep Schedule to Meet Your Needs
What are reasons why you can't sleep? Are there tried-and-true ways to help you to sleep better tonight? What should you do if you have tried everything, including home remedies, and it just isn't working? Let's explore these issues and discover the help you need to sleep. Discover more in this Verywell article by Dr. Peters.
If you have symptoms of a sleep problem and need a diagnosis or have already been diagnosed and need treatment, how should you choose a sleep doctor? Discover what a sleep specialist is, what training and board certification credentials are required, and how to select the right sleep doctor with the resources needed to help you. Discover more in this Verywell article by Dr. Peters.
There are few things more frustrating than an inability to sleep. Insomnia may undermine your night's rest, leading to important daytime consequences. Why does insomnia happen? Learn about the factors that may lead to an inability to sleep at night and consider what you might do about these reasons and causes. Discover more in this Verywell article by Dr. Peters.
What is insomnia? How is insomnia defined and diagnosed? When struggling to sleep, it may be helpful to understand what insomnia is, how often it occurs, the potential causes, and its classical clinical features and symptoms. Discover more in this Verywell article by Dr. Peters.