Sleep

• Avoid large meals or alcohol close to bedtime. Alcohol affects your brain chemistry and it’s common for people to actually wake up as the alcohol is metabolized through the body. • Avoid caffeine after noon. • Try to go to bed and get up at the same time each day. Creating a set routine for sleep will have a very positive impact on your sleep habits. • If you can’t get to sleep after 15 minutes, get up and do something relaxing, like reading or meditation. Watching TV is not a great option as the artificial light from electronics tricks your brain into thinking it’s daytime. • Exercise each day, but not too close to bedtime because it may make you more energized instead of calm. • Sleep in a cool, dark room. • Have a calming tea before going to bed – valerian root, chamomile or peppermint • Take 400mg Magnesium supplement, if you experience muscle cramps or tension If there is anything I can support you with Email us at: helenalass@wellminded.eu / subject: free Skype call In your email, tell us why you have decided to consult Dr. Lass and how you think she can support you.

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