IT’S SLEEP SUNDAY – LET’S TALK ABOUT HOW TO BANISH YOUR INSOMNIA…

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The Daily Mail is running an exclusive series about how to beat insomnia with renowned consultant neurologist and sleep expert Professor Guy Leschziner who told the Mail that the pandemic has been driving another global health crisis – an epidemic of sleep problems.

Anxiety over Covid has caused an epidemic of sleeplessness. The professor wrote how extreme forms of insomnia can cause depression, type 2 diabetes, heart problems and even Alzheimer’s.

This is a four part series which started on Saturday and which listed six golden rules for better sleep –

  1. Sleeping pills can cause more problems than they solve. In actual fact they may only get you an extra 30 minutes’ sleep!!!!
  2. Sleeping less could help you sleep better. If you limit the time allowed in bed it can strengthen the brain’s drive to sleep when you’re there.
  3. Lie-ins and daytime napping can disrupt night-time sleep ( the former…

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