Instant Genius Podcast: Overcoming insomnia, with Prof Guy Leschziner
Tired of hearing the same old advice about how to beat insomnia? We delve into science-backed strategies that could actually reset your sleep.
Instant Genius is a bite-sized masterclass in podcast form. And in this episode, we're delving into the best ways to finally get some proper sleep.
If you suffer from insomnia, you’ve probably heard the same old advice before: don’t drink caffeine in the afternoon, get plenty of exercise during the day, and don’t take your phone to bed. But what if you do all that and still can’t sleep?
To get more insight into insomnia and the techniques shown to overcome it, we speak to Guy Leschziner, professor of Neurology and Sleep Medicine at King's College London.
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Thomas is Digital editor at BBC Science Focus. Writing about everything from cosmology to anthropology, he specialises in the latest psychology, health and neuroscience discoveries. Thomas has a Masters degree (distinction) in Magazine Journalism from the University of Sheffield and has written for Men’s Health, Vice and Radio Times. He has been shortlisted as the New Digital Talent of the Year at the national magazine Professional Publishers Association (PPA) awards. Also working in academia, Thomas has lectured on the topic of journalism to undergraduate and postgraduate students at The University of Sheffield.