Yearly Archives: 2014

Ipad Use Before Bed Disturbs Sleep

If you were lucky enough to get a new e-reader or tablet TV for Christmas, the chances are you used it right up to going to bed. Whilst such devices have their obvious advantages, new research suggests that you could be better off sticking with your traditional paperback book. The study published in the Proceedings… Read more »

Insomnia Cure – part 2

Acceptance – the key to overcoming insomnia   For many people, the word ‘acceptance’ is commonly confused with the more negative state of being resigned. You are resigned to your insomnia if you think that you will never sleep properly again or that you have tried everything and nothing works for you, that your brain… Read more »

Top Ten Tips to Stop Snoring

What is snoring? Snoring is the snorting and rattling sound made by the vibration of the airway tissue at the back of the mouth, nose and throat during sleep as we breathe in and out. It occurs because of a partial blockage in the airways due to the relaxation of the muscles holding them open…. Read more »

My Baby Sleeps Through the Night…Why Can’t I?

Everyone can sleep, but there are times in our lives when it is harder than others. As a new mum (or Dad) it’s more important than ever to make sure you can sleep through the night. Dr Guy Meadows talks us through the problem many new mothers have when it comes to sleeping. Waking up… Read more »

Insomnia Cure – part 1

Discover . . . why you need to stop ‘trying’ – to start sleeping   Chronic insomnia could be likened to struggling in quicksand, the more you struggle, the deeper down you go. To escape quicksand you need to first stop struggling and the same is true for insomnia. However, if it was this easy,… Read more »

Sleep, Schools, Comets & Comedians

On Wednesday night I was invited onto the Islam Channel’s flagship show – Living the Life. At first glance, it is not easy to see what a Rapper, Comedian, Astronomer and Sleep Specialist might have in common, but amazingly it worked! You can view me talking about the importance of sleep with presenters Sadiya and… Read more »

How to Manage Sleep Walking

Do you or your children sleep walk? Here’s a summary of my advice on managing sleep walking. You can also view me helping a young client live on ITV’s Daybreak here:     Definition: Sleep walking is part of a group of sleep disorders known as parasomnias, which include any abnormal sleep behaviour, emotion and/or… Read more »

How To Overcome Chronic Insomnia

Having trouble sleeping? Here’s a summary of my advice on overcoming chronic insomnia. You can also view how these tips have helped chronic insomniacs by watching me help a client live on ITV’s Daybreak here:     Definition – Insomnia involves a difficulty falling to sleep, maintaining sleep, waking too early or experiencing un-refreshing sleep…. Read more »

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