Do you have trouble sleeping at night? Do some research and you will find unlimited suggestions on how beat insomnia and to fall asleep and stay there. You probably know them by heart now. Go to bed at the same time each night, make sure your room is dark enough, don’t be on the computer after a certain time, watch your consumption of caffeine during the day etc etc. but you do all this and you still have trouble sleeping. If you do not have a specific medical condition causing your insomnia, your answer might lie in a glass of water. Did you know that getting enough water can make a big difference in how you sleep? Yes, dehydration can cause insomnia.
If you do not have enough water in your body, it can cause your heart to beat faster and harder. This is one effect of dehydration and it will keep you awake. First, follow all the rules above, especially the ones about caffeine during the day, give it up. Then, in the evening at least 3 hours before you go to bed, try drinking one or two tall glasses of water. You may also try keeping a glass of water by your bedside and sipping on it if you wake up and can’t go back to sleep. Of course, if you drink too much or too late, you will be up visiting the restroom all night, that isn’t good either so vary how much you can drink at what time to solve this problem. Try this simple solution and let me know your results. You may be pleasantly surprised with a good nights sleep.