Computer and cellphone screens are often bedtime partners. However, exposure to the blue light emitted by electronics is associated with diminishing levels of melatonin -- leading to diminished healthy sleep. Whatever the cause, circadian rhythm sleep disorders are when your body clock gets out of sync with your life resulting in poor sleep and daytime tiredness. If you cannot fall asleep within two hours of lying down, you may have Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder (DSPD). Advanced Sleep Disorder (ASD) is the opposite of the former. This is when you wake up between 2-5am, with the subsequent inability to fall asleep again. Jet-lag is a common cause of disrupted sleep patterns. Shift work will affect sleep and requires the body to adapt to a new rhythm. Sleep apnea is another common sleep condition. It manifests either as central sleep apnea or obstructive sleep apnea, the latter of which manifests in excessive snoring. Working in conjunction with your physician, hypnotherapists can help relieve dysfunctions in sleep. A season of sleep deprivation can begin in the latter stages of pregnancy. In the third trimester of pregnancy, a woman may find being in a prone position for long periods of time is uncomfortable and sleep may be interrupted. After the baby is born, the parent(s) can often find it difficult to sleep because the sleep rhythm has changed due to feeding demands. All relationships in the family unit can be affected by sleep deprivation. Sleep is important in all stages of life. It's a priority.
Nasal breathing in necessary during sleep in order to ensure a deep sleep, one that allows the body to recover. It you wake up in the morning with a dry mouth, you are more likely not breathing through your nose. Sleep is often interrupted by our bodies themselves. Our bodies may feel a lack of oxygen and the brain signals us to wake up. Childhood night terrors are often attributed to this fact. I can train you to be a nasal breather, which can change your life.
If you have any of following problems, hypnotherapy can work for you: *Problems falling asleep at night *Waking up periodically during the night *Awakening too early in the morning *After a night's sleep, a feeling of still being tired *Continued tiredness throughout the daytime *Inordinate anxiety or irritability *Problems with focus, remembering tasks or pay attention *Tension headaches *Stomach/gastronomical tract discomfort *Persistent worrying about sleep *Inability to wake up when needed *Disruptive snoring, *Breathing irregularities *Brain fog