Tired, but can't fall asleep?

We often say that we feel tired but actually in order to fall asleep we need to be 'sleepy'. But how can we tell the difference? As you probably have experienced you may feel exhausted but then you get into bed and sleep doesn't come.

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Top 5 tips to getting a better nights sleep

If you have suffered with sleep problems for a long time or take sleeping tablets then it may be that professional intervention is required to help overcome acute insomnia. However, there are a few things we can all do to help get a better night's sleep and prevent sleep loss from becoming chronic.

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Weight training and sleep

If you're someone who doesn't particularly enjoy exercise, not prioritising sleep will make something you don't particularly enjoy almost unbearable. When you're suffering from a sleep debt, everything you do feels more challenging, specifically your workouts.

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Sleep and weight loss

Many people believe that hunger is related to willpower and learning to control the call of your stomach, but that's incorrect. Research published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism found that sleeping less than six hours triggers the area of your brain that increases your need for food.

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Why can’t I lose weight?

Poor sleep affects fitness and wellness more than people might think. Not sleeping enough – less than seven hours per night – can reduce or even undo the benefits of dieting. A lack of sleep makes you feel tired and groggy, and it does the same thing to your fat cells.

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kathryn pinkham
Ten tips for a better night’s sleep

With around a third of the population experiencing the symptoms of Insomnia at some point in their life, it’s probable you’ve experienced some sleeplessness yourself. Although it may only last a short while, sometimes sleeplessness can recur and become prolonged. But don’t despair!

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Sam Sethi
Therapy versus pills?

We have all been there, starting at the ceiling wondering why we can’t sleep. For some us this can become a regular occurrence leading to chronic insomnia which is most commonly treated with sleeping pills from your GP.

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Sam Sethi
Turn your back on sleeping pills.

Tongues are wagging in the world of Medicine! Credible research suggests that Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for insomnia is as effective as taking sleeping pills and who wants to spend the rest of their life taking tablets?

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Sam Sethi