Last update: 2014-11-25
Remain active. Walk or exercise daily. You will have less problems falling asleep if your body is tired.
Avoid caffeine (in coffee, tea, colas, and chocolate).
Go to bed and get up at regular hours.
Avoid large meals before going to bed.
Find a comfortable position to sleep. Use pillows or rolled up blankets for support.
Prop yourself up on several pillows to sleep if you have difficulty breathing.
Take a hot shower or bath before going to bed.
Drink hot milk or hot water with lemon before going to bed.
Try going for a walk in the evening.
Try relaxation exercises. You will find the information in Module 6 entitled 'Healthy Activities'.
Read a boring book.
Ask your partner or someone else for a massage to help you sleep.