Medicines That Can Cause Sleep Problems

By |2021-05-26T12:57:15+00:00May 18, 2010|Sleeping Aids|

As anybody with long term health problems knows, even the best medicines can have unpleasant side effects, and some seem to be more trouble than they're worth. Could your medicine be causing your insomnia? If so, what should you do about it? Coming off your medicine unsupervised is rarely a [...]

Antihistamines and Over the Counter Medications To Aid Sleep

By |2021-05-26T12:57:17+00:00September 9, 2008|Sleeping Aids|

Antihistamines are available from the chemist without prescription. They are commonly used to treat allergies. They also have a sedative effect and can help relax the mind and body enough to encourage an improved night's sleep. Antihistamines are generally considered to be of little value for improving long term sleep [...]

Sleeping Pills – Addiction and Withdrawal

By |2021-05-26T12:57:19+00:00January 18, 2007|Sleeping Aids|

Despite the knowledge that sleeping pills are only of short term benefit, many people continue to experience problems with withdrawal from long term use. Sleeping pills are prescribed for a number of reasons. They help restore sleep in a crisis or during illness. They are available on prescription and the [...]

Can Daily Toxins Affect Our Sleep?

By |2021-05-26T12:57:20+00:00January 17, 2007|Sleeping Aids|

We live in a world where we are surrounded by chemicals and toxins that affect our health and environment. Fresh air, clean water and sunlight are all essential to health and wellbeing. Environmental toxins can affect our health and our sleep. Most people have experienced how working or sleeping in [...]

Benzodiazepines – Sleeping Pills

By |2021-05-26T12:57:20+00:00January 17, 2007|Sleeping Aids|

Sleeping Pills receive a lost of bad press. Many people prefer to work through their insomnia and use natural ways to restore sleep. Although pills have a limited affect on the problem they do have a place in short term treatment. There are times when sleeping pills can help individuals [...]

How Hypnosis Can Aid Better Sleep

By |2021-05-26T12:57:20+00:00January 10, 2007|Sleeping Aids|

Hypnosis or Hypnotherapy is a therapy where the subject is guided into a state of deep relaxation. They are then more able to receive suggestions that will influence and improve how they feel and act during their waking life. Hypnosis is one of a number of therapeutic techniques that aim [...]

Considering Counselling for Sleep Problems

By |2021-05-26T12:57:20+00:00January 8, 2007|Sleeping Aids|

It is estimated that up to seven million people in the UK are suffering from insomnia. People who sleep well are usually unaware that they are doing anything exceptional. It is only when sleep becomes a problem that we realise how important sleep is to our health and wellbeing. Causes [...]

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