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Insomnia

What is insomnia? Do I really have insomnia or am I just sleeping poorly?

Insomnia is a term which is familiar to many people. However, many people use the term to describe their trouble sleeping, when they don't really have it. Marianna Kilburn, our Sleep advisor in the subject, explains what insomia is, what the symptoms are, and how it is treated.

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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  • Wu ze tian's photo avatar
    Wu ze tian — 09.11.2017 00:47
    I spend many hours doing nothing on my bed before I can sleep. Its really cause me trouble. Sometimes i tried to sleep at 8pm, but can't even sleep until 2am. Is that insomnia?

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  • Wu ze tian's photo avatar
    Wu ze tian — 09.11.2017 00:46
    I spend many hours doing nothing on my bed before I can sleep. Its really cause me trouble. Sometimes i tried to sleep at 8pm, but can't even sleep until 2am. Is that insomnia?

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  • Lydia's photo avatar
    Lydia — 04.11.2017 00:58
    I'm tired all day and then as soon as I lye in my bed I'm wide awake this is effecting me...what can I do??

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      Marianna — 07.11.2017 10:37
      Hi Lydia It sounds like your body has got into an unhelpful pattern which needs to be broken. You could try taking Dormeasan at 30 drops before bed, provides you are not taking any sleep or sedative medication? You may also like to take a look at these links to other articles: https://www.avogel.co.uk/health/sleep/how-to-sleep-better/ https://www.avogel.co.uk/health/sleep/hygiene-tips//

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