Do you have trouble sleeping? You are not alone. An estimated 50 to 70 million US adults have sleep or wakefulness disorder, and can cause a variety of problems throughout the day. Sleeping problems affect individuals for a variety of reasons. Learn how you can stop counting sheep and have a better night’s rest below.
First, always check with your doctor. Your doctor should be able to rule out any physical reason for your sleep troubles, such as muscle tension or sleep apnea.
Second, take a look at how you’re doing emotionally. Symptoms of depression and anxiety often include having trouble falling asleep or waking up early.
Once you’ve ruled out medical causes for your sleep issues, here are some helpful hints as recommended by psychologists who specialize in helping patients restore healthy sleep patterns:
If you are having trouble sleeping, counselors at the Community Counseling Center can help you explore all your options for changing up your routines, and can provide doctor referrals if necessary.
It’s a fact of life, whether the stress comes from school, friends, or home, your teen will experience stress. The good news is there are simple steps to help your teen manage stress. Here are five life hacks for teens to help relieve stress.
Today more than ever, Marines need to be resilient as we take on new responsibilities, learn new skills, and do more with less.
Keeping children safe starting in their earliest moments in life should be everyone’s priority. Newborns especially need parents and other adults to proactively ensure their safety, even while they are asleep.