Sleeping is just as important to our health and well-being as eating, breathing and drinking. Yet, many of us struggle to get a good night’s sleep. Millions of women are unable to sleep, tossing around in their beds, or wake up before their alarm. And chances are, most of them have tried dozens of strategies to catch more Zzz’s over the years. Researchers have discovered a form of soundtherapy that may help you sleep better: binaural rhythms. Learn how this works, and how it helped a woman beat her insomnia.
What is insomnia?
“Insomnia is a common sleep disorder that is characterized by difficulty falling and/or staying asleep that affects millions of people worldwide,” says Shelby Harris, PsyD, Director of Sleep Health at Sleepopolis. According to an article in the Journal of Family Medicine and Primary CareResearchers note that some studies put the number at 60%. And while it’s easy to diagnose, insomnia is far less easy to treat.
The problem with over-the-counter sleep aids and prescription sleep medications is that they are not always effective. The biggest hitch: they don’t…