Search found 36 matches

Search found 36 matches
by Dr Neil Stanley
Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: The Sleep Council - Sleep Priority
Topic: Mattress
Replies: 1
Views: 493

Re: Mattress

When choosing your mattress you have to go into a bed showroon and try the bed for at least 10 minutes assessing how it feels an how easy it is to turn over. If you and your parter like different things consider a zip and link bed with two separate mattresses
by Dr Neil Stanley
Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:54 am
Forum: The Sleep Council - Sleep Priority
Topic: How much sleep should you have?
Replies: 2
Views: 1430

Re: How much sleep should you have?

The amount of sleep you need is the amount that allows you to feel awake, alert and focused the next day. Sleep need is individual and genetically determined so you need to get the sleep you need. This can vary from between 4 hours to around 11 hours. However there are few people who can genuinely t...
by Dr Neil Stanley
Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: The Sleep Council - Alcohol & Sleep
Topic: Sleeping after a drink.
Replies: 1
Views: 816

Re: Sleeping after a drink.

Thanks for your question, alcohol has a similar effect in putting you to sleep as prescription sleep medicines and in addition it can help you relax and reduce anxiety which can also aid sleep. Alcohol is the most widely used sleep aid and the negative effects you describe can be ameliorated by drin...
by Dr Neil Stanley
Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: The Sleep Council - Alcohol & Sleep
Topic: Average detox time for alcohol and effects on brain?
Replies: 1
Views: 790

Re: Average detox time for alcohol and effects on brain?

Hi thanks for the question, it takes an average human about 30 minutes to clear the effects of a unit of alcohol, so it should not really take more than a a couple of days to clear the effects.
by Dr Neil Stanley
Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: The Sleep Council - Alcohol & Sleep
Topic: Daytime Drinking
Replies: 1
Views: 1046

Re: Daytime Drinking

Thanks for your question, it takes about 30 minutes to clear each unit of alcohol. so if there is anough time between your daytime drinking and sleep there will be no effect. However alcohol during the day will make you feel sleepy.
by Dr Neil Stanley
Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: The Sleep Council - Alcohol & Sleep
Topic: Different types of alcohol.
Replies: 1
Views: 777

Re: Different types of alcohol.

Thanks for your question, in terms of sleep it is alcohol itself that is the problem and so there is no differences between drinks. Although of course there is a difference between drinks in terms of their potential to cause hangover.
Search found 36 matches