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Things to do when Insomnia strikes

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What to do when you can't sleep!

Rated 0 points - posted 13 years ago by TWeb in category People.
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Take all of your electronics out of room Report Abuse
Your bedroom should be used for 2 things, sleep and sex. Id you have electronic gadgets in there, put them elsewhere
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fresh cherries and cherry juice Report Abuse
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Take a sleep aid Report Abuse
As soon as you realize sleep is not coming, take a OTC sleep aid or try the herbal type to relax. Valerian root, Calm, Knock Out, etc.
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A book to read Report Abuse
Boring - or at least heavy - reading is best. After awhile your eyes tend to close and your brain goes numb.
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NO caffeine Report Abuse
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Count Report Abuse
Sheep or just plain numbers, see how far you get.
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Drink a cup of Tea Report Abuse
One of the herbals that are known for relaxing and/or sleep inducing. Sleepytime, Valerian root, camomile.
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Camomile tea is very good too, helps with anti gas also!
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Take a relaxing bath/shower Report Abuse
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Make lists Report Abuse
Of whatever your brain insists on going over and over. Write it all down and get it all out.
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Truly hungry? Report Abuse
If you are genuinely hungry eat a lite snack to ease the "growlies". Its not easy to sleep with an empty stomache.
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Try excercise Report Abuse
At least two hours before bed. Walk, run, bike ride in the OUTSIDE air
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Body relaxation Report Abuse
Learn a relaxation technique and practice it.
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Sing lullaby's Report Abuse
I fall asleep way before my grandchildren do when I sing lullaby's to them
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Watch CSPAN Report Abuse
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Get someone to give you a light massage Report Abuse
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Aromatherapy Report Abuse
Lavender
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Warm Milk Report Abuse
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Crossword puzzle/word or number games. Report Abuse
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Get up Report Abuse
Do a chore or two - a little exercise sometimes does the trick.
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No eating after dinner Report Abuse
If you habitually snack all evening up to bedtime, a too full stomach could be your problem.
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When all else fails! Report Abuse
If nothing is working just give up. Stay up all night with a GOOD book, no naps the next day and try it again the next night!
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Listen to quiet calm music Report Abuse
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