Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder leaves nearly millions groggy and restless every morning. What many don't know is that the tricks they do to get to sleep may actually be what's keeping them awake. Sleep specialists say as we age, biological changes gradually cause sleep to be lighter and less restful but they also say its never too late to get back on the right path.
Researchers suggest the best ting to do is to cut out caffeine after noon and to skip naps. According to researchers taking a nap is probably a bad idea because one gets only so much sleep in a 24-hour period. Avoiding Internet surfing, balancing checkbooks, or other brain-stimulating activities before bed could be also helpful. Exercise atleast three hours before bedtime could also yield similar results.
AdvertisementHaving a bath at night , could get an individuals core body temperature elevated sufficiently and when one gets out of the bath their core body temperature starts to drop and it drops naturally as the individual dozes off. Passive body heat is found to leads to better and deeper sleep.
Finally researchers suggest making the bedroom a haven for sleep by keeping it dark and removing televisions and computers.
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