How to Sleep Better and Be a Better You

I want to help you get better sleep because sleep is the cornerstone to good health.
Now when clients tell me she/he can’t sleep, I give a little smile and say to myself “ not for long”

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I want to help you sleep better. Sleep is one of the cornerstones of our health and has become a real interest of mine. Sleep is not a luxury

I started to notice that a lot of the clients I was working with could not sleep or were having very poor quality sleep.

This sleep deprivation is quite common in perimenopausal and menopausal women, as well as many other people. So although I mostly work with women this is one of the areas that I frequently work with men.

So with curiosity and empathy as my guide, I delved into sleep with both my scientific and homeopathic hats on.

Sleep Some Facts – Hint there are no positives to a lack of sleep

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Sleeping less than 5 hours per night can double your risk of heart disease, heart attack and stroke. There is also a relationship between lack of sleep and weight gain, insulin resistance diabetes and cancer (WHO).

There is also link to poor memory, reduced immunity (after one night), stress, gene distortion

Emotionally we are more impulsive, it affects our mood and mental health

I could go on but I think you get the picture

Tools to help you sleep better- What can you do

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Holistic, Homeopathic and Natural remedies offer a great natural solution to sleep deprivation and help your body remember how to sleep better.

Other tools

  • Meditation
  • reduce screen time,
  • turn off Wi-Fi,
  • take your phone out of the bedroom,
  • night time tea,
  • magnesium supplement

Sleep Hygiene try these tips for a better nights sleep:

Dark

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Your bedroom needs to be as dark as possible, remove any sources of light you can, I realised I had my LED alarm clock brightly shining into my face. If you can get blackout blinds and dark curtain and /or eye mask

Melatonin is a natural hormone made in the pineal gland in the body that activates when the sun goes down signalling the body to prepare for sleep

If we are on screens late at night or our room is not dark enough at night this interrupts the process and then melatonin is not released

Exercise

Exercise is essential but if you are having trouble sleeping try to limit high-intensity exercise in the evening

Light

Seek out natural daylight as close to noon as possible. This helps to establish a sleep cycle. If we can get even 30 minutes bright natural daylight exposure we gain around 80 % of the benefits, this anchors our sleep pattern and stabilises our circadian rhythm, makes it less fragile. It also increases melatonin released by about 50 % at night

Temperature –

Reduce temperature to 18 degrees Celsius

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Anchor Sleep Pattern to a 7-day pattern

Requirements to sleep better:

  • School-age children (6-13) 9-11 hours
  • Adults (26-64) 7-9 hours.

Sleep – Your next Steps
What would better Sleep mean to you?

If you would like individualised support and would like to start your journey towards better sleep naturally, book in for a free chat using the link below or book in for a full consultation.

Other ways that I can help you:

Goodbye Insomnia : Hello to Sleep – How to Sleep Better

Who is this study designed for :

If you would like to Sleep Better than this study is for you. This study is open to women and men of all ages who are ready to try a different more natural approach

Aims of the study are to:

  • Provide you with Homeopathic support to help relieve your current symptoms and bring you back to great health.
  • Help determine the scope of Homeopathy as a useful therapy for sufferers of sleeplessness.
  • Collate therapeutic results from sufferers following individualized homeopathic prescription during a 10-12 week period.
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Do you suffer from Hormonal Imbalance?

What are the signs of hormonal imbalance? I’m a hormonal advocate, I love them. Hormones are amazing!

Would you like to end hormone imbalance, painful periods, and menopause symptoms?

Hormones, if out of balance get a bad and undeserved reputation.
Let’s change the phrase ” she is so hormonal” into a power statement.
Oh yes, she is!

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Are you experiencing Perimenopause Symptoms?

Make peace with your changing hormones and enjoy your best health

What are the Common Perimenopause Symptoms

  • Hot flushes
  • Breast tenderness
  • Worse premenstrual syndrome
  • Lower sex drive – libido
  • Fatigue
  • Irregular periods
  • Vaginal dryness; discomfort during sex
  • Urine leakage when coughing or sneezing
  • Mood swings
  • Trouble sleeping
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Menopause Symptoms – How did you celebrate your Menopause Day?

Did you know your Menopause is actually One Day?

Menopause is the day on which it has been one year since your last period. Menopausal Transition and Menopause symptoms can however last between 5-10 years.

I want to see you celebrate your menopause day.

The Average age to celebrate your Menopause Day is 51

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Painful Periods – Your Periods should be Pain-Free

You should not experience painful periods.

Yes, your periods should be pain-free, I was 32 by the time I learned this, what age were you?

At that stage of my life, I had a science degree and two children so perhaps I should have known better.

Periods should be:


– Pain free

– Occur every 28-32 days

– The bleed should be bright red

– Last for 5-7 days

– Moderate flow

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