Health Tip: Get More Restful Sleep

By on January 24, 2014

Health Tip: Get More Restful Sleep

Sleep disturbances affect virtually everyone at some point, leaving sufferers tired and groggy the day after.

The National Sleep Foundation suggests these tips to help people sleep better:

  • Make sure your bedroom is kept cool. For women in particular, do so during menstruation, when your body temperature tends to rise.
  • Relax with a warm bath or shower before bed.
  • Avoid nicotine, alcohol, caffeine and large meals in the hours before bed.
  • Keep your room quiet, or use a white noise machine to block out disrupting noise.
  • Expose yourself to bright light during the day, but keep your room dark at night.
  • Stick to a consistent bedtime and waking schedule.

Source: HealthDay

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