Having trouble sleeping? You aren’t alone. Before we were told to shelter at home, about 35% of Canadians were having trouble falling asleep or staying asleep. This number is probably higher now. Not sleeping well makes it harder to do things while you’re awake. It is also linked to obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, injuries, all-cause mortality, depression, irritability, and reduced well-being. Just in case you didn’t have enough to keep you up at night.
Luckily, there are a few of tried and tested (for about 5,000 years – they’re Ayurvedic) way