Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise
Are you often tired during the day?
The US studies has shown that around 70% of the citizens do not get the proper rest they need. For this reason, people are suffering poor health, depression and so on. You can get 12 hours of sleep a night. But, if you are constantly awakened, then you are never going to reach the deepest levels of sleep. If you are having difficulties getting to sleep at night, there are a number of things you can do to help you get a good night’s sleep. There are also things you should avoid to enhance your chances of getting a great sleep.
Try to avoid:
Studies have shown that those people who smoke a pack a day will have problems falling asleep and when they do it will not be as deep. It also affects the air passages, so you may wake during the night gasping for air.
Thinking, planning, and worrying
It will have your brain whirring. Try to relax your mind to stop thinking, planning and worrying. Try to keep work and money problems outside your bedroom. An argument with your partner or your best friend should be resolved before going to sleep.
Drinking coffee before sleep
It contains caffeine. It can take about six hours to leave your system. Even one cup of coffee in the morning can affect sleep quality hours later. Women tend to metabolize caffeine much slower than men.
Intake of carbohydrate rich, hot, spicy or fried foods before bed
This can upset the digestive system and cause acidity and heartburn, which may be interference in getting a sound sleep. Avoid late night heavy meals. However, a light snack at bedtime may be helpful.
Try the following tips to help you sleep:
Having a warm glass of milk before you go to bed seems to help a lot of people for achieving better sleep. Milk when it is warm releases tryptophan. On the other hand, warm milk also has substances that can keep you awake. Let your own body tell you what it likes about milk.
Have a warm bath to soothe your body.
Keep a regular sleep schedule
Make sure you turn the television and computer off an hour before you going to bed. This gives time to prepare you for sleep.
Relaxing before bedtime, which is the best way to get to sleep, tries a progressive muscle relaxation technique.
Exchange a back and/or foot massage with your partner before bed
Better Sleep Leads To Healthy Life. Things that you do for good health are essential and will directly improve your quality of sleep. Having a regular exercise, eating a healthy diet such as fruits, vegetables may help to improve your quality of sleep.
Create a peaceful sleeping environment. Embrace the darkness. Bright lights and loud noise stimulate your ‘fight or flight’ hormones. This means your body thinks it must be morning. A serene ambience with proper lighting and comfortably cool temperature makes the body ready for sleep. Make your bedroom as comfortable as possible. It is after all, the room for sleeping.
Exercising regularly can help you sleep. But make sure you complete your exercise a few hours before going to bed.
If you find it difficult to sleep at night, try adjusting the room temperature, especially if you feel uncomfortable. Lower the temperature of the bedroom before sleep. Cool temperatures make for better sleep.
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