Sleep affects everything we do and everything our body does to protect and heal us.
Sleep affects our risk for cancer, chronic illness and our immunity. When we can’t sleep our bodies cannot grow and repair and this can lead to illness and even death.
We take sleep for granted until we’re unable to sleep. About ⅔ of all adults in developed nations are having trouble sleeping and most of them are reaching for pharmaceuticals to be able to sleep. Unfortunately, this is not the answer because the root cause of your sleep disturbance is not addressed.
Everyone is different and your root cause for not being able to sleep may be related to anxiety, diet, environment, medications or any myriad of factors.
The following are sleep strategies that may help you find the reason WHY you can’t sleep and they may help you find a solution to your sleep disturbance.