Insomnia / Poor Sleep

  • Technology & Sleep


    How can technology use affect us at bedtime?

    Technology use before bed is linked to difficulties falling asleep and reports of increased alertness (1). This may be due to one, or a combination of the following:

    • Bright screen lights, which can stop our bodies from releasing the ‘sleepy
  • Understanding and helping poor sleep


    1.       Maximise your sleep drive

    Your sleep drive (or pressure for sleep) is low in the morning when you wake up and rises steadily across the waking hours so that it should be high at bedtime. It is usually easiest to fall asleep when your sleep drive is high