Cleveland Clinic sleep experts share their favorite and least favorite remedies for insomnia.
Can’t sleep? Get up, go to another room, and read a little, take a bath or try some other relaxing activity. That way, you won’t reinforce the unhappy habit of lying awake all night.
“Lying awake in bed is one of the least productive thing people with insomnia can do,” explains Dr. Foldvary-Schaefer. “It leads to a self-perpetuating cycle of chronic insomnia.”