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Can’t sleep, won’t sleep

Reasons for insomnia are numerous, and include:

  • Unfamiliar surroundings
  • An unfamiliar bed or man
  • Noise and too much light
  • Feeling cold or being too hot; inadequate ventilation
  • An uncomfortable bed; having bedding which is too light or too heavy
  • Anxiety, stress, depression, emotional upset, and overwork
  • Disturbed sleep patterns – grinding of teeth
  • Bad eating habits, eg: eating a large meal late at night and indigestion
  • Drinking caffeine-based tea or coffee just before going to bed
  • Thirst (often made worse if you’ve been drinking alcohol)
  • Lack of exercise during the day
  • Trying to sleep more than you think you need
  • A full bladder and waking for a piss in the middle of the night
  • A heart or lung disorder which may make breathing and lying down difficult
  • Pain and illness
  • High or on recreational drugs


16 ways couples sleep together | Husband and Husband | 13 Mar 2017 | 2m 25s

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