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How to sleep better

Learn how to cope better with some common health complaints and sleep better

There are a number of factors that affect how well we sleep, including health conditions and stress. Marianna Kilburn, our Sleep advisor, examines some of these factors and explores ways to overcome them.

Join experts Eileen Durward and Alison Cullen in the beautiful A.Vogel garden as they talk about sleep and why it is the one remedy we cannot do without. Discover their tips on how to improve your sleep quality including lifestyle changes and how herbs such as Hops and Valerian can help promote a better night’s sleep.


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  • Teresa's photo avatar
    Teresa — 15.08.2017 22:34
    I am on a life change healthy eating meat veg salad water but ever since I can't sleep it could be a coincidence I go to bed at 12 in early hours because if I go to bed earlier I just lay there awake and I wake up through the night it's really upsetting me


  • Teresa's photo avatar
    Teresa — 15.08.2017 07:20
    I have changed my diet I only eat healthy now and yet my sleep is so much worse I have to go to bed late as I can't sleep and wake up constantly in the night?


    • Marianna 's photo avatar
      Marianna — 15.08.2017 18:21
      Hi Teresa, I have sent you a direct email to ask some further questions. With a little more insight, it is easier to pinpoint what might be the problem and help you find the best solution.


  • Mitesh's photo avatar
    Mitesh — 16.07.2017 20:51
    Hello I have trouble sleeping?


    • Marianna 's photo avatar
      Marianna — 17.07.2017 16:58
      Hi Mitesh If you would like to email me using the box at the top right hand corner of the page, with details of your situation, I can hopefully make some recommendations to help.


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I have had a very disturbed sleep pattern lately, but now want to get back in to a good sleep regime. How can I do this?

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