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Is snoring ever normal?

What is insomnia? We look at the symptoms, causes and types of insomnia, plus what to do if you think you are suffering from this condition.

What is Insomnia?

What is insomnia? We look at the symptoms, causes and types of insomnia, plus what to do if you think you are suffering from this condition.

Wearing socks to bed – yes or no?

By Dr Alison Bentley, Restonic Sleep Expert Love it or hate it, wearing socks to bed inspires surprisingly strong emotions in people. Some say it’s off-putting, unattractive or claustrophobic. Others swear by it, citing warmth, comfort and improved ease of falling asleep. Interestingly, the American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) found that while just over […]

What is normal sleep

By Dr Alison Bentley, Restonic Sleep Expert What is normal sleep?” It’s not a strange question really. But while books and Google insist that normal sleep is 7-8 hours long, in one go from 10pm to 6am, how many of us actually sleep like that? I find that people whose sleep differs from this ideal […]

How do we fall asleep?

By Dr Alison Bentley, Restonic Sleep Expert Falling asleep can be the easiest thing to do. Or the hardest. Good sleepers can’t tell you how they fall asleep – they simply go to bed, lie down, switch off the light and fall asleep. But, for poor sleepers, it’s a different story. And it can also […]