Cheryl reveals history of using sleeping pills


‘I’d be groggy and couldn’t get going the next day’: Cheryl details her chequered history with sleeping pills after doctors prescribed drugs for her ‘overthinking and undersleeping’


Cheryl has revealed she previously used sleeping pills after going to the doctors for help with ‘overthinking and undersleeping’. 

Taking to Instagram on Tuesday, the Fight For This Lover, 38, continued to plug her collaboration with We Are Feel health products, this time encouraging followers to use natural sleep aid Feel Sleep and praising the benefit of the tablets. 

She detailed her own struggles with sleep and explained that a combination of woes meant she sought help from doctors, yet she admitted many of the unnatural remedies left her ‘feeling groggy’ the next day.  

Help: Cheryl has revealed she previously used sleeping pills after going to the doctors for help with ‘overthinking and undersleeping’

Cheryl detailed: ‘If you’re anything like me and have trouble with overthinking and undersleeping then you should try the Sleep Feel vitamin…

‘I used to call the doctor for when I couldn’t sleep for sleeping pills but I’d always feel groggy and couldn’t get going the next day.’

She has been candid in the past about how her body is impacted by stress, including her dramatic weight loss in 2015, which she attributed to the ‘unreasonable behaviour’ of her second husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini. 

In April 2019, Cheryl revealed she had been undergoing cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) following years of self-loathing and after confessing that she felt as though she was ‘dying inside’ at the height of her fame. 

Emotional: Cheryl detailed her past experiences with 'overthinking and undersleeping' (pictured on The X Factor in 2014)

Emotional: Cheryl detailed her past experiences with ‘overthinking and undersleeping’ (pictured on The X Factor in 2014)

Struggles: Taking to Instagram on Tuesday, the Fight For This Lover, 38, continued to plug her collaboration with We Are Feel health products, this time encouraging followers to use natural sleep aid Feel Sleep and praising the benefit of the tablets

Struggles: Taking to Instagram on Tuesday, the Fight For This Lover, 38, continued to plug her collaboration with We Are Feel health products, this time encouraging followers to use natural sleep aid Feel Sleep and praising the benefit of the tablets

Open and honest: 'I used to call the doctor for when I couldn't sleep for sleeping pills but I'd always feel groggy and couldn't get going the next day'

Open and honest: ‘I used to call the doctor for when I couldn’t sleep for sleeping pills but I’d always feel groggy and couldn’t get going the next day’

Before giving birth to her son, Bear, in 2017, Cheryl admitted that she didn’t feel content and so decided to turn to her therapist for help.

In her full post for Sleep Feel, Cheryl said: ‘It has natural ingredients that have been proven to improve sleep it also has similar ingredients to what your body creates as melatonin which really helps for sleeping…

‘I used to call the doctor for when I couldn’t sleep for sleeping pills but I’d always feel groggy and couldn’t get going the next day.,,

Hitting back: She has been candid in the past about how her body is impacted by stress, including her dramatic weight loss in 2015 (pictured), which she attributed to the 'unreasonable behaviour' of her second husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini

Hitting back: She has been candid in the past about how her body is impacted by stress, including her dramatic weight loss in 2015 (pictured), which she attributed to the ‘unreasonable behaviour’ of her second husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini

‘This you feel amazing in the morning and it’s really helpful, natural sleep. So I’d love to hear your stories. I’ve heard many many good reviews so get trying

Her latest post for the brand comes just weeks after she revealed she has been ‘struggling with her energy levels’ as she again promoted her vitamin range.

She looked radiant in the clips uploaded to her Instagram Story, which came six weeks after the death of her former Girls Aloud bandmate Sarah Harding.

Lost love: She is pictured with her ex-husband in 2015

 Lost love: She is pictured with her ex-husband in 2015

Sarah passed away on September 5 aged 39 from breast cancer and Cheryl has made no public appearance’s since, pulling out of a Birmingham Pride performance last month due to her grief.

Cheryl said in the clip promoting Feel Multivitamins: ‘Hi everyone, So I was just coming on here to tell you, that if you are looking for something to take that improves your hair, nails, skin and energy levels…

‘This is something I have been struggling with, then you really need to get onto this Feel Train.’

Candid: 'I used to call the doctor for when I couldn't sleep for sleeping pills but I'd always feel groggy and couldn't get going the next day'

Candid: ‘I used to call the doctor for when I couldn’t sleep for sleeping pills but I’d always feel groggy and couldn’t get going the next day’

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