Trouble sleeping? Find out how sleeplessness can affect your health, mood and weight, and changes to lifestyle and routine that might help.

Most of us need around eight hours of good-quality sleep a night to function properly. What matters is that you find out how much sleep you need and then try to achieve it.

Are you having trouble sleeping? Take this short assessment, get a sleep score and get some practical tips and advice on what to do next.

Sleep self-assessment

Good-quality sleep is more important than the amount of sleep that you get and it helps to keep you feeling healthy. The One You website has resources to help you introduce good sleep habits.

How to get to sleep

You could try:

  • going to sleep at regular times;
  • making sure you wind down;
  • making your bedroom sleep-friendly; and
  • keeping a sleep diary.

Visit the NHS's sleeping tips pages for more information on all of these ideas.

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