Latest News

78% of Corporate Employees Afflicted to Sleep Disorder: ASSOCHAM
Due to demanding schedules and high stress levels, nearly 78% of the corporate employees sleep less than 6 hours ...
read more

Top 7 types of sleep disorders
Do you generally have trouble falling asleep even when you are dead tired? Do you often find yourself awake in the middle of the night, even though you...
read more

View All



Facing occasional sleep disorders is a common phenomenon in millions of individuals all over the globe. Sometimes, routine chores seem to stress your mind and body so much that sleeping becomes more of a challenge than a relaxing activity. However, it's not normal if you face sleeplessness on a daily basis. The lack of quality sleep can have a negative impact on your energy, emotional balance & health.

Symptoms of sleep disorder in adults:

• Difficulty concentrating at work.
• Dark circles & a tired look.
• Loss of memory.
• Feeling sleepy while driving.
• Emotional instability.
• Hormonal/digestion problems.

You will be astonished to know that sleeping problems is not only about poor sleep, but it is also about over sleeping. There may be nights when you just stare at the ceiling and cannot fall asleep and at times, you may sleep for more than 10 hours and yet feel miserable when you wake up. Before these symptoms get chronic, it is important for you to find ways for curing sleeping problems. According to Research, an adult human being needs 7-9 hours of sleep every day!

There are many tried and tested ways for relieving insomnia. Some of the simple yet effective steps that you can take to get a good night's sleep are:

Get comfortable: Aloof yourself from loud noises while sleeping and choose to sleep on cushions and pillows that offer the perfect contour to your body.

Skip Caffeine & Alcohol: Once your body overcomes the sedative effect of alcohol, there's a rebound effect that gradually makes you more prone to sleeplessness. Also, limit your coffee intake to two cups a day as it stimulates the brain and adversely affect the sleep cycle.

Keep a normal schedule: Try to go to bed and wake up at the same time every day.

Plan a bedtime ritual: Relaxing the body just before sleeping helps the mind and body to get ready for sleep.

Sugar can help: Carbohydrate rich food taken about 30 minutes before bedtime acts as a sedative, and you can wake up without any morning fuzziness that accompanies tranquilizers taken at night.

Have a bed time snack: High carbohydrate, low-protein bedtime snacks can make sleeping easier.

You must have already started wondering if these tips can help you get accustomed to good sleep habits. But, the fact is, bringing some changes to your lifestyle & sleeping environment can actually eradicate your sleep problems dramatically.

• Care to take food at regular intervals during the daytime; avoid taking heavy meals in the night.

• If you are into smoking and can't quit it, at least try not to smoke for an hour or two before going to the bed.

• Use the bedroom only for sleeping, not for working or watching TV. Or else y pre-slumber bright lights from the TV/computer screen can impede your body's ability to fall asleep. This can also obstruct the formation of melatonin, a hormone that induces sleep in human beings.

• Take a warm bath before going to bed, listen to some soothing music or read some mood lightening books before bed; you can also try to meditate for a few minutes. Following these things will lead to a peaceful slumber.

• While sleeping, keep your bedroom dark and quiet.

• If you are filled with worries, sound sleep can never be an easily acquired thing for you. Ensure that you work to devise solutions for these worries, so that they are set aside slowly.

Try to practice the above mentioned tips to have a sound sleep every night. It will definitely help you wake up fresh and brimming with energy the next day morning!