The average person spends more than one third of his/her life asleep. But don't be fooled—just because the body is sleeping doesn't mean it's slacking off. During sleep, the body repairs itself so that when the alarm clock goes off, our bodies are renewed and refreshed. Tossing and turning all night can affect judgment, productivity, and the ability to retain information the next day. Over time, it can contribute to obesity, diabetes, and—of course—a chronic bad attitude. So whether or not you're a morning person, check out our list on how to sleep better tonight—and thank us in the morning.
Your mattress and pillow should provide full comfort and support. Your bed and your body will naturally change over time, so if your mattress is seven years old (or older), it may be time for a new one. Pillows should generally be replaced every year.
Create a bedtime routine that relaxes you. Experts recommend reading a book, listening to soothing music or soaking in a hot bath. 3. Your bedroom should be a haven of comfort. Create a room that is dark, quiet, comfortable and cool for the best sleep possible. Consider a bedroom makeover.
Complete your workouts at least two hours before bedtime to ensure quality sleep. Even a brisk walk can increase blood flow and improve your sleep. Regular exercise can help you sleep more soundly, but for some people, it can be disruptive if it's done right before going to bed.
The key to good sleep is timing. Your body's circadian rhythm its internal clock is set by the cycle of light and darkness in the natural world. To help you fall asleep, your body secretes the hormone melatonin, which is linked to darkness. So, ideally, it's best to sleep when it's dark, although people who work late shifts can't always do so. That can be a challenge for some people," Watson said, "but we do want to get people to understand and to acknowledge that timing is important. And if you disrupt the timing, that does have consequences for sleep health.
Healthy sleep means dealing with any health issues that interfere with sleep. If a person feels that they may have a sleep disorder—let's say that they're giving themselves enough time to sleep and they're sleeping at the proper time but they're still fatigued and sleepy, or they're having insomnia problems. While many people turn to caffeine after a night spent tossing and turning, there's no substitute for a good night's sleep. You just can't cheat it. There's no pill, there's nothing that you can take to try to overcome, or to try to replace it.
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