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Health Tip: Sounds May Help You Fall Asleep

👤by Diana Kohnle 0 comments 🕔Thursday, December 24th, 2015

(HealthDay News) -- When you want a bit of help to nod off, some soft background noise may be just what you need.

The National Sleep Foundation suggests:

Try white noise, which combines different sounds at different frequencies. You can use a white noise app on your smart phone or buy a white noise machine (sometimes called a sound conditioner). Consider the soothing sounds of nature, from raindrops to rolling ocean waves. Avoid sounds that may be jarring. Turn on soft music, particularly light jazz, classical, Gregorian chants or folk music. Avoid loud music or with lyrics that may distract you. If you find human voices soothing, try apps that play a soothing voice repeating nonsensical phrases.

-- Diana Kohnle

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