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The benefits of a good night's sleep

Getting enough quality sleep is essential for your health and wellbeing. We all know that we feel more alert and refreshed after a restful night. But getting enough Z’s holds more benefits than you may realise.

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There are many reasons why you may have trouble sleeping. Whether it’s just the odd night or a regular occurrence, we have a range of information to help you sleep better.

Lying awake worrying?

Do you find yourself wide awake at 3am with your mind whirring? Feeling worried or anxious about something, or many things, can disturb your sleep.

Try our interactive worry tree to help you work through your worries. It has tips and ideas on how to manage your worries better, which may help you sleep more soundly.

Better sleep

If you find yourself tossing and turning during the night, unable to get back to sleep, our sleep information may help you.

The Sleep Series

Bupa have teamed up with Simba to produce The Sleep Series: advice and support on everything you need to know to help you sleep better.

Caffeine, alcohol and drugs

Caffeine, alcohol and drugs can all affect your sleep. Cutting back on these things, or stopping them completely, can help you sleep better, as well as improve your general health.

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