Proven Sleep Tips | How to Fall Asleep Faster | Doctor Mike

  • Опубликовано: 08 июля 2018
  • Hey, guys! Today’s video, sponsored by Cotton Incorporated, is all about how you can get the best night’s sleep of your life aka some awesome sleep hacks!

    Many of you have been asking since the channel began for me to make a video that helps you fall asleep and stay asleep. Insomnia is a huge problem and I totally understand that. There are also a ton of how to fall asleep faster or how to stay asleep videos out there but I feel too many of them are not evidence-based nor even really expert based.

    These sleep routine tips and bedroom hacks, including swapping out synthetic for cotton sheets, will help you get the ZZZZZs you need to take on the day; and the best part is that the power to improve your sleep and beat your insomnia is right in your hands!

    Just so you know I can talk about sleep for hours so if there is a specific question of yours on sleep that has been left unanswered please jump into the comments section and I will do my best to respond right there or in my monthly responding to comments video!

    If you have a topic you would like for me to create a dedicated video on, please let me know because I take your requests seriously. We will be back with more Medical Drama Review Series in a couple of weeks so please submit more names of shows/episodes you'd like for me to watch. Love you all!

    - Doctor Mike Varshavski

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Комментарии • 6 007

  • Juan Isidori
    Juan Isidori  3 часов назад

    And if I work all night in the weekend and an a normal hour in the week How I do a consistency in my sleep. Sorry for my crappy English. I'm from Argentina.

    • user name
      user name  2 дней назад

      coffee doesnt affect me at all

      • Rachel Philbrook
        Rachel Philbrook  2 дней назад

        So what do I do after a year of barely sleeping because of my baby? lol. She wont sleep through the night no matter how hard I try!

        • Ozamataz Buckshank
          Ozamataz Buckshank  3 дней назад

          Watching this at 4:57am. But its ok bcs tomorrow is sunday

          • carollol
            carollol  4 дней назад

            OK im ALLL agreeing on the no dogs in bed while sleeping. BUT explain to me this.... HOW AM I suppose to sleep with a snoring dude next to me!? You cant realy tell him to go lay on the floor.

            • Jessica Slater
              Jessica Slater  4 дней назад

              Mike, this is an old video, but I'm wondering: What's your take on the sleep studies that suggest that humans are most efficient when we're not trying to get all of our sleep in one big chunk, but should ideally break sleep into two or more separate periods? Allegedly, humans rarely used to sleep for 8+ hours per night, and that pattern only arose as industrialization became more common and businesses began to run on more strict schedules.

              • LunarDragon 687
                LunarDragon 687  5 дней назад

                Mike: Don’t sleep with a dog

                Me: Phew, I have cats

                • Craig Koosta
                  Craig Koosta  6 дней назад

                  Thanks for sharing this information, Dr. Mike.
                  I do camp life at a mine site; 12 hour shifts, 2 weeks in and 2 weeks out.

                  • Amira mimi90
                    Amira mimi90  7 дней назад

                    Actually I have a big problem to fall sleep, I'm really embarrassed about this, I sleep at 10:30 pm and wake up at 1h am and can't fall sleep again after 5 am.... I'm tired of this. Enjoy your videos

                    • Anushri Rajhansa
                      Anushri Rajhansa  7 дней назад

                      What about parents of babies and toddlers? My baby is 9 months old now and I don't think I have slept for even 4 hours of uninterrupted sleep since he was born.

                      • Zalman Roy
                        Zalman Roy  1 недель назад

                        Unlikes? Really?

                        • Laine Santiago
                          Laine Santiago  1 недель назад

                          I would love to have quality, quantity, and consistency in my sleep. But Doc, I've been working the graveyard shift 5 days a week for the last 10 years. I only get to sleep 7 to 9 hours a day on weekends. That's consistency out of the window! Any advice for people who have the same issue as I do?

                          • Marty Himmel
                            Marty Himmel  1 недель назад

                            I have 2 cats, since he was talking about dogs for one of his points, I'm guessing cats are fine

                            • Steve
                              Steve  1 недель назад

                              I literally stay awake to watch your videos...

                              • parzival
                                parzival  1 недель назад

                                Sorry i need spicy foods i love them too much

                                • Crazy Delicious
                                  Crazy Delicious  1 недель назад

                                  I am having insomnia since 7th grade.and when i take medicine reguler its all gone but stoping them its come back again.i visit few doctors. But the results is same.and i am also a med student.thats why sometimes i messed up at my classes.and because of study i cant take pills. there any natural way to prevent insomnia. I know there's so many way in medical systems. But they doesn't work on me.should i visit any doctor like psychologist.and im loosing my sexuality.

                                  • Don't Worry be Happy
                                    Don't Worry be Happy  2 недель назад

                                    Doctor Mike binge 2019 🖤

                                    • LoverBaby Growtopia
                                      LoverBaby Growtopia  2 недель назад

                                      Hello Doctor Mike, is having a 4 hour sleep/nap in the afternoon and 4 hour sleep at night have the same effect as having 8 hours sleep straight at night?

                                      • Madeline Lane
                                        Madeline Lane  2 недель назад

                                        so true i used to wake up drowsy and just a bad sleep then i toke a melatonin supplement and that helped now i dont need the supplement i just fall asleep at 9-10 every night and wake up 6-6:30 every morning and i feel great with my new sleep schedule

                                        • Лена Саркисян
                                          Лена Саркисян  2 недель назад

                                          Not working for a mom of 1 year old though 😩

                                          • Henrique
                                            Henrique  2 недель назад

                                            Do not disturb? Nope, I go full airplane mode!

                                            • Skippin
                                              Skippin  2 недель назад


                                          • Jessica C.
                                            Jessica C.  3 недель назад

                                            Hi, I think I suffer from sleep apnea. Is there anything that you recommend to treat this?

                                            • Adrian Sandoval
                                              Adrian Sandoval  3 недель назад

                                              I love my pups but I look forward to being out of town because I do get uninterrupted sleep...

                                              • Kyla Marie
                                                Kyla Marie  3 недель назад

                                                Watching this at 1:30 AM

                                                • HiThisDude
                                                  HiThisDude  3 недель назад

                                                  Idk what I did, but for 3 days straight, I slept instantly, and woke up instantly with a lot of energy

                                                  • Natasha Mazumdar
                                                    Natasha Mazumdar  3 недель назад

                                                    No. 2 just seems overly critical of my lifestyle choices, which often involves getting hammered, eating Indian food, and passing the fuck out :p

                                                    • Alison L
                                                      Alison L  3 недель назад

                                                      *watching this video at 3am be like*

                                                      • Brigid Richardson
                                                        Brigid Richardson  3 недель назад

                                                        Super sweet, thank you!
                                                        I needed a short and fun evidence based video, but I’ll be doing my own research as well.

                                                        Doctors on youtube should become much more mainstream, you’re actually doing something helpful for most (if not all) people who want to further understand the human body and its intricacies

                                                        • Nicky Jinkins
                                                          Nicky Jinkins  3 недель назад

                                                          Marijuana, in new studies, has shown to be bad for sleep as well. When you smoke you do not enter into REM sleep and people wake up more because marijuana keeps you from going into the deep sleep you need to wake up well rested. I know people will try to argue against what I’m saying but the ScIeNcE is there. Look it up.

                                                          • Nicky Jinkins
                                                            Nicky Jinkins  3 недель назад

                                                            Lmao I thought I was watching an ad at first because I was zoned out ha

                                                            • Unicorn Love
                                                              Unicorn Love  3 недель назад

                                                              Me watching this at 1:30am

                                                              • nafida cobra jessy
                                                                nafida cobra jessy  3 недель назад

                                                                Not working with me I sleep 20 hours week 😥😥😥😥😢please i do yoga , boxing’s, play boll , last 3 days I had two and half hours sleep. I don’t take caffeine, all herbal home made food I take . I suffered from my childhood 😢😢😢 I think I sleep in grave . I sleep 20 hours a week

                                                                • Mark Samson
                                                                  Mark Samson  3 недель назад

                                                                  Thank you Doctor Mikhail. It would be very helpful to me. I'm a Filipino and and a teacher here and we work a lot in a day and sleep is the only thing to recharge. Hope you help a lot of people. ❤️😃

                                                                  • Subal veselic
                                                                    Subal veselic  3 недель назад

                                                                    Hi, is the just eating before bed apply for children of 10 years ? He is hungry at night so I give some milk and crackers. Is eating an apple before sleep is good for him ? Thank you ,from Mauritius island

                                                                    • FeyonaStar
                                                                      FeyonaStar  3 недель назад

                                                                      the ad i got starting this video was some suit-guy saying that needing 7-8 hours of sleep a night is a myth and timing your sleep depends on on your chromosone type.. ?

                                                                      • Sanne Gerarts
                                                                        Sanne Gerarts  3 недель назад

                                                                        3:25 look at his name

                                                                        • Tania Zie
                                                                          Tania Zie  3 недель назад


                                                                          • I Am
                                                                            I Am  3 недель назад

                                                                            Dear Doc Mike, I wonder is there even tips to power nap during break hours when you have continuous classes throughout the day?

                                                                            • Laszlo
                                                                              Laszlo  4 недель назад

                                                                              I can't sleep now. Watching this video on my phone is sure to help.

                                                                              • A E
                                                                                A E  4 недель назад

                                                                                Do TVs have blue light that makes it hard to sleep?

                                                                                • Everything Katrina
                                                                                  Everything Katrina  4 недель назад

                                                                                  LOL as I watch this, on my phone. After drinking coffee. & eating a snack. With my bright lights on ... I think I’m failing at life! 🤣
                                                                                  Also, the “ad” is hilarious. You really should be an actor on top of everything else you do as you’re conquering life

                                                                                  • Hema Kriti Saka
                                                                                    Hema Kriti Saka  4 недель назад

                                                                                    When I was in middle school, my basketball coach and his family died when they were coming back from some place using the highway. The driver was drowsy and closed his eyes for a fraction of second and the car crashed into a truck.

                                                                                    • Ronald Ravelo
                                                                                      Ronald Ravelo  4 недель назад

                                                                                      But is it okay to eat chocolate cake as a midnight snack...?

                                                                                      • Regan Burke
                                                                                        Regan Burke  4 недель назад

                                                                                        No joke had an ad before this video about products to help you sleep better🤔🤔🤔🤔

                                                                                        • Lapislazuliblues
                                                                                          Lapislazuliblues  4 недель назад

                                                                                          I generally have a complicated relationship with sleep since I always have to think about whether I am going to get kicked in the ass by sleep paralysis again😞

                                                                                          • gAminG BeAst
                                                                                            gAminG BeAst  4 недель назад

                                                                                            My pro tip jerk off before your sleeping and boom

                                                                                            • vinay lokare
                                                                                              vinay lokare  1 месяцев назад

                                                                                              Great doc your you tube channel will work

                                                                                              • s4cuul
                                                                                                s4cuul  1 месяцев назад

                                                                                                idk what i do wrong

                                                                                                5 Hours of sleep: sleepy af
                                                                                                10 Hours of sleep: sleepy af
                                                                                                20 Hours of sleep: sleepy af