Sleep Hygiene. Learn it, try it, and see if it resolves your issue.
I've answered this similar question before.
Insomnia has different causes. The most common, outside of poor sleep hygiene, is anxiety or depression. That's something else to consider.
I recommend seeing your doctor in general to discuss it, they can help guide you whether there are any ...
Flatulence, which is likely associated with abdominal distention and thus some discomfort, can disturb sleep.
Functional Abdominal Bloating with Distention (ISRN Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2012)
Tips for a Quiet Tummy, Restful Sleep (WebMD)
Sometimes, stroke may be associated with insomnia, not because of the brain tissue damage, but because of how it affects someone's life.
Insomnia is a likely long-term side effect of stroke, study finds (ScienceDaily, 2018):
Importantly researchers found that although sleep efficiency was
reduced in patients, total sleep time between the groups was ...
Yes, unfortunately, Ritalin produces a tolerance in individuals who take it.
In the conclusion of this double blind trial, the author notes,
Acute tolerance to methylphenidate appears to exist. This should be
considered in the design of an optimal dosing regimen for the
treatment of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Insomnia is extremely rare in indigenous populations, as mentioned in this article where the sleeping habits of 94 members of the Hadza of Tanzania, the San of Namibia and the Tsimané of Bolivia were studied:
Only 1.5 to 2.5 percent of the hunter-gatherers the researchers studied experienced insomnia more than once a year. In comparison, 10 to 30 percent ...
You're asking for subjective opinion, so that's what you're going to get. I've taken it a few times and here are my answers to your questions:
Mentally alert and awake.
A mental energy boost, yes. Physical, not so much.
No, it's not a general stimulant like amphetamines. It makes you mentally alert and wakeful, but there is no cardiac stimulation, ...
There are very few research data available on the efficacy
of hypnosis in the treatment of sleep disorders. Most of the
literature is limited to case reports or studies with such a
small sample that at times it is very difficult to interpret the
results. There is a major placebo effect, so uncontrolled
trials are of limited value.
Suppose that you also want to sleep better on the long term. Then that may require some lifestyle changes like exercising more. If waking up much earlier than usual and feeling that you just can't sleep more happens quite frequently, then you need to weigh your options such that sticking to your new routine is going to work the best. The problem with getting ...
The Mayo Clinic says, among other things:
If you wake up and can't fall back to sleep within 20 minutes or so, get out of bed. Go to another room and read or do other quiet activities until you feel sleepy.
Super thrilling and exciting work may not be the best choice. That said, I've been waking in the night lately and I found that doing a small nugget ...
Sleep Hygiene is the first line treatment for most insomnia. This is another good list from Harvard.
Anecdotally, the principles of it that worked best for me were blackout curtains, removing everything including TV from the room (the saying is "the bed is just for sleep and sex"), never reading or using my phone in bed, not eating within 3 hrs, and ...
Vitamin B12 is involved in the synthesis of melatonin, a hormone that is produced by the pineal gland in mammals and helps to regulate the circadian rhythm and therefore sleep. Thus a B12 deficiency could result in sleep disturbance.
Peuhkuri, Katri, Nora Sihvola, and Riitta Korpela. "Dietary factors and fluctuating levels of melatonin." Food &...
You should not worry about having a body that functions in a way that is a bit outside of the norm if this doesn't cause problems for you. If our distant ancestors had the intellectual capability to worry about such things, we could never have evolved to become humans. A healthy human being can after all also be considered as a pathological version of ...