By Cindy Tran for Daily Mail Australia
Published: 05:09 GMT, 7 November 2019 | Updated: 08:06 GMT, 7 November 2019
An Australian doctor has revealed what she prescribes all her patients if they're struggling with sleep - and it's far more simple than you might think.
Preeya Alexander, a GP from Melbourne who goes by The Wholesome Doctor on Instagram, said there are six key things everyone should do for a good night's rest.
From cutting out caffeinated beverages after 2pm to removing all clocks from the bedroom, her simple tricks are suitable for all ages and lifestyles.
Preeya Alexander (pictured), a GP from Melbourne who goes by The Wholesome Doctor on Instagram, said there are six key things everyone should do for a good night's rest
1. No screens for one hour before bed
2. Avoid caffeine after 2pm
3. Develop a one hour ritual before bed
4. Remove all clocks from the bedroom
5. Go for a 30-minute walk in sunlight
6. Try meditation at night
Dr Alexander said sleep issues usually arise due to stress, anxiety or depression.