Getting to Sleep

Posted by trellg132 @trellg132, Thu, Jul 25 4:15pm

Sometimes its hard for me to fall asleep

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I use to have a hard time falling asleep. Now I wake up around 2 am to empty my bladder and am awake for an hour. I walk 5 miles 5 days a week so I’m hoping eventually I will stay asleep. I sympathize with you as I know the feels.

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I found the Honest Guys guided sleep meditation (YouTube) helpful to fall asleep.

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I'm one that falls asleep fairly fast but at my age I pretty much always get up at least once or twice a night to use the bathroom. Here are a couple of articles that may help you fall asleep faster and hopefully sleep better.

National Sleep Foundation – What to do When You Can't Sleep
https://www.sleepfoundation.org/insomnia/treatment/what-do-when-you-cant-sleep

Healthline – 20 Simple Tips That Help You Fall Asleep Quickly
https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/ways-to-fall-asleep

Thanks @asegura for the tip on the Honest Guys Fall Asleep in Under 20 Minutes – Guided Sleep, Insomnia. They have several sleep videos that you can find.

I think one thing that does help me is getting to bed and getting up at the same time every day. Anyone have any tips that work for them?

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@johnbishop

I'm one that falls asleep fairly fast but at my age I pretty much always get up at least once or twice a night to use the bathroom. Here are a couple of articles that may help you fall asleep faster and hopefully sleep better.

National Sleep Foundation – What to do When You Can't Sleep
https://www.sleepfoundation.org/insomnia/treatment/what-do-when-you-cant-sleep

Healthline – 20 Simple Tips That Help You Fall Asleep Quickly
https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/ways-to-fall-asleep

Thanks @asegura for the tip on the Honest Guys Fall Asleep in Under 20 Minutes – Guided Sleep, Insomnia. They have several sleep videos that you can find.

I think one thing that does help me is getting to bed and getting up at the same time every day. Anyone have any tips that work for them?

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John many thanks for the articles & video.

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