What protocols are recommended for improving sleep?


Improving sleep involves various protocols, here are some that have been recommended by specialists on the :

  1. NSDR Protocols: Non-sleep deep rest (NSDR) protocols like hypnosis and yoga nidra can teach the nervous system to turn off thoughts and go back to sleep, especially when you wake up during the night 1.
  2. Supplements: Rates like Magnesium Threonate, Apigenin, and Theanine are suggested for improving sleep. Remember to consult a physician before starting any supplement regimen 2 3.

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  3. Behavior Modification: A sleep environment should be dedicated to only sleep and sex to reduce insomnia and troubles falling asleep 4.
  4. Apps and Technology: The "Reverie" app is recommended for its clinically tested hypnosis protocols that can improve sleep quality and consistency 5.
  5. Cool environment, Dimming Lights: These are part of the behavioral protocols like controlling room temperature and light exposure to signal the body that it's time for rest 3.
  6. Meditation: Brief daily meditation has been shown to improve attention, mood, and might even reduce the total amount of sleep needed, as long as it's not too close to bedtime 6.

These tools and techniques are available to help modify and optimize sleep and should be tailored to individual needs and lifestyles. Remember to integrate these suggestions cautiously and consult with healthcare providers where necessary.