Did you know? Sleeping tablets don't treat the underlying cause, and are only recommended for short term problems (less than 4 weeks).
Myth: Alcohol may help you fall asleep, or to relax before bed. But as it can lead to disturbed, restless sleep and cause you to wake earlier.
Fact: Regular exercise is great natural way to improve your sleep. But, it's best to avoid strenuous exercise 2-3 hours before bedtime.
Myth: While psychological issues, such as stress, can cause insomnia it is not the only trigger. Behaviour around sleep and physical health also contribute.
Myth: Some medications can relieve short term insomnia symptoms but none cure it. Addressing underlying issues, your environment and behaviour is often the best approach.