A Few Methods I Use To Help Me Get To Sleep
Last updated: February 2022
Did you know that around 70% of adults with sickle cell disease experience sleep disturbances? Well, I had no idea.
Sleep disorders are common!
I thought struggling to get to sleep was a "me problem" but turns out –as is the case with many sickle cell-related issues, I am not alone.
As difficulty sleeping has been something I have dealt with for many years, there are a few methods that I sometimes find helpful to get me to sleep.
I will admit that sometimes it's practically impossible to get to sleep. However, the methods I have shared with you in this video do more often than not help me to drift off.
A few tips
- Focusing on my breathing
- Applying scented oils
- Practicing meditation
What works for you?
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