Insomnia: Our doctor’s ultimate advice for sleeping like a baby

Insomnia: Our doctor's ultimate advice for sleeping like a baby

Do you have trouble falling asleep at night? Here’s Dr. Kierzek’s foolproof tip to put you in the arms of Morpheus.

Rare are the French who sleep well. According to a recent survey by the National Institute of Sleep and Vigilance (INSV) and the General Mutual of National Education (MGEN), nearly 37% are dissatisfied with the quality of their sleep.

Screens, the stress of professional life, the series of crises that we have been going through since Covid (war in Ukraine, rising prices, concerns about pension reform, etc.), are all factors that can disrupt our nights. So how do you recover from the chaos of everyday life? Answer.

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A tip to adopt in the evening or during the day

According to Dr. Kierzek, who has to fall asleep quickly between emergencies, one tip in particular proves to be extremely effective… It’s self-hypnosis.

This technique will not only help you fall asleep, but will also improve your recovery and the quality of your sleep. Self-hypnosis can, as a bonus, be integrated into your evening routine as well as during afternoon naps.“.

The idea being to achieve a “altered state of consciousness“, halfway between waking and sleeping, by practicing abdominal breathing. To do this, simply inhale for a long time through your nose, hold your breath for a moment (two to three seconds) then exhale through mouth, slowly.

To fall asleep quickly and easily, musical accompaniment is also very useful“, adds Dr Kierzek, who recommends the Free MP3 Hypnose site, rich in melodies.

Here, there is no need to really listen to the music: you just have to let yourself be lulled. Ready to sleep like a baby?