Hypnotherapy for Insomnia

Hypnotherapy is a very safe treatment for insomnia. In order to understand what Hypnotherapy can do for insomnia, let’s look at Insomnia itself.

If you’re looking for help with insomnia and want to try hypnotherapy then read on.

What is insomnia?

Insomnia is when a person experiences difficulty getting to sleep or staying asleep for lengthy periods of time.

Symptoms of Insomnia

You may find it difficult to fall asleep, you may lie awake for long periods at night or wake up several times during the night. Furthermore, you might wake up several times during the night or wake up really early in the morning and find difficulty getting back to sleep.

You may not feel refreshed when you get up or have trouble taking a nap during the day even though you are feeling tired.

You will also find yourself feeling drained, tired and irritable during the daytime which will affect your concentration and your ability to function properly during work times.

Occasional episodes of insomnia may come and go without causing any serious problems however for some people it may continue for months or even years. If this persists it can have a severely detrimental affect on your quality of life it can affect your moods and impact badly to your relationships.

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How Much Sleep Do I need?

This varies and there are no official guidelines to this a normal amount of sleep for an adult is believed to approximately 7 to 8 hours a night. What’s more important than statistics is whether you feel that you get ample sleep and whether or not it’s good quality sleep.

What Causes Insomnia?

Insomnia can be set off by many different factors such as worry and stress, some health conditions or maybe too much caffeine or alcohol or drug addiction.

Some people experience insomnia following a stressful event such as issues at work, after the death of someone close or financial situations.

Insomnia and Sleep loss

For some people this problem can continue long after the event has passed because their trigger is associating going to bed with being awake this will then lead into worrying about going to sleep.
General worries about work, family or health can keep you awake.

Poor sleep routine and your bedroom environment are important factors in achieving a good night’s sleep it’s vital that you wind down prior to going to bed. Ensure that your mobile phone is left outside the bedroom.

Can Underlying Health and Physical Conditions Cause Insomnia?

Yes mood disorders such as depression, anxiety or post traumatic stress disorder. Heart conditions, breathing problems for example sleep apnea or hormonal issues such as the menopause.

The side effects of some medications can lead to disturbed sleep.

How Can I Help Myself?

Your daytime habits are crucial. Try and establish a specific time for getting up each day and stick to it; routine is a great help.

Don’t nap during the day. Where possible, exercise daily. Perhaps try taking a 20-minute walk. Avoid drinking tea or coffee for a couple of hours before bedtime. Avoid alcohol and nicotine. Try not to eat after seven pm. Don’t take your mobile phone into your bedroom. Scrolling, answering emails, or going on social media will badly impact your sleep quality. If you have any worries, write them down on paper and leave them by your bed.

Above of all don’t TRY to get to sleep, the law of reversed effect is that he harder you try to do something the harder it will become!

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Can Hypnotherapy Assist With Insomnia?

Yes definitely. Hypnotherapy will help you to relax your mind and your body and keep the worry clouds at bay

Simply contact me or call me on 07710564456 for a free and informal no obligation chat to see how Hypnotherapy can help with your insomnia.