Insomnia Help with Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy in Nottingham, Grantham, Newark, Lincoln, Stamford and Peterborough
Common Causes Related to Insomnia:
Insomnia is a problem that impacts every single aspect of your day to day life. In addition to knowing you aren’t at your best, you’ll have zero energy and a great deal of difficulty when it comes to focus and concentration if you aren’t getting enough sleep. Lack of sleep can even be dangerous if you’re driving or doing anything that requires alertness.
These are some of the common effects people suffering from insomnia endure which lead to some form of impairment of performance or wellbeing during the daytime.
While some people have trouble sleeping because they don’t get enough exercise if they do something too strenuous or stimulating close to bedtime, this can also cause insomnia.
Partaking in a strenuous workout is generally a good thing for you, but doing this just before bed is not a good idea.
The body must have a chance to cool down.
An energetic workout will make it harder for you to fall asleep. Just like any other activity that makes you very alert such as video games, action movies or emotional discussions, an energetic workout can make it hard for you to fall asleep.
Basically, you should wait and cool down in a slow manner so that by the time you get in to bed, you will be in a much calmer state. Read a book, meditate, or exercise lightly like tai chi before retiring for the night.
Sleep apnea is another common culprit for those who aren’t getting enough restful sleep at night.
With this condition you are unable to get restful sleep because you keep waking up.
Sleep apnea can be caused by a blockage of the airway, or by the brain not sending the right signals to the respiratory system.
The bottom line is that when you suffer from apnea your breathing while sleeping is constantly interrupted.
While the symptoms are fairly straightforward, sleep studies are the proper way to get a diagnosis of sleep apnea.
Sleep apnea sufferers commonly complain of feeling sleepy all the time, frequent headaches, and even loud snoring – or rather their partners do !
The good news is that this is a condition that is entirely treatable.
Treatment is necessary though because your body is being robbed of vital oxygen as a result of this condition.
Many people today take a variety of medications for all kinds of reasons. Many of these medications will lead to individuals not being able to sleep at night. These range from medications taken for serious chronic illnesses such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer to allergy medicines and drugs taken for psychological disorders.
Even kids take such medications like Ritalin for attention deficit disorder (ADD).
This is a drug that’s a stimulant and can therefore interfere with sleep.
If you believe that your medication is guilty of keeping you up late at night, then talk to your doctor about getting an alternative form of medication.
People might be insomniacs for other reasons including mental or psychological issues as well or worrying about some current situation or trying to find a solution to it. For some, if they think they won’t be able to sleep, it’s almost certain that they won’t. In many instances, you have the ability to cure your own insomnia just by making a few simple modifications in your life in these areas and often with the help of a therapist in doing so.
But, if you have a sleep disorder or medical problem, you may need a doctor’s help.
We have talked about some of the major reasons for insomnia within this article.
But, everyone’s case is a little different.
So, analyse some of the things that you are doing in life. Identify the type of insomnia you have.
Do you have trouble going to sleep?
Do you wake up in the middle of the night and not get back to sleep, do you wake up too early and cannot shut off the static?
Try to identify the major stressors in your life if you can.
Are you a chronic worrier or do you only suffer when there is a big deadline or crisis in front of you?
Are there any traumas from childhood that might be “keeping you up at night?”
Try to pinpoint exactly what’s going on and get the necessary help you need to get past it.
Extensive evidence, suggests that `depression` is rooted deeply in our nights. In fact, insomnia and depression are so strongly linked, some experts believe they are flip sides of the same disorder – what we might think of as a depression-insomnia complex.
Each day of depression can be linked to a night of disrupted sleep and dreams.
See Depression Help in Nottingham, Grantham, Lincoln and the East Midlands.
For many Hypnotherapy for Insomnia can help clients make insomnia a thing of the past for them.
Hypnotherapy for Insomnia requires the client to be in a relaxed state which in itself is one of the key elements in falling asleep easily. First you learn to relax physically; with practice this is very quick and very simple.
Secondly, you learn to relax mentally and learn self-hypnosis which will soon make it very easy indeed.
In fact, many people come to see a hypnotherapist for something they believe to be completely unrelated and are amazed that their sleep improves as a consequence of dealing
with the other issue(s). This is one of the most empowering effects of hypnotherapy – you learn to change one thing and so many other things change positively or fall into place.
The MET`s or EFT can be a wonderful help too in bringing on a restful sleep easily and quickly even if you usually lie awake tossing and turning over minor anxieties and emotional aches and pains.
For EFT for Insomnia, it is best to use the Touch and Breathe [ TAB ] method in application.
Psychotherapeutic Techniques are useful as well which have shown clinical effectiveness in clients with insomnia and may be as effective as prescription medications for short-term treatment of chronic insomnia such as Cognitive-Behavioural Approaches to Improve Your Sleep, training in muscle relaxation and restricting sleep to specific times of the night, restricting sleep location to the bedroom, anxiety reduction methods and promoting habits of sleep regularity.
Copyrighted and written by Dr. Michael G Millett.