Diet & Prevention

To work with calming the mind try not to consume too much sugar and has to allow the mind/brain to rest at night. To help with an active brain try to keep yourself calm by using meditation at night. Exercise with Qigong, Yoga or Tai Chi in the morning. Avoid consuming caffeinated products after 11am, or best completely avoid consuming caffeine. Don’t eat late at night, allow 3 hours after dinner before heading to bed.  Smoking cigarettes or tobacco products close to bedtime can make it hard to fall asleep.  Alcohol can make you fall asleep initially, but may disrupt your sleep later in the night. Minimize intake of sugar and strong heating/pungently spicy food.