Ways To Get Better Sleep
Every college student and young adults experience it: insomnia. Insomnia which is difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, or poor quality sleep affects fourty five percent of the adult population. Most people have insomina due to stress, and insomnia affects your attention span, cognition and memory, poor performance at work or school, increased accidental injuries, a more likely chance or drug or alcohol abuse, and a higher rate for depression. Insomnia is a serious issue, luckily doctors have discovred solutions for curing yourself of insomnia.
Doctors suggest certain ways of "sleep hygiene" will help improve your sleeping habits. Step one is to establish a schedule, and try to go to bed at the same time every night. Step two: create an enviorment in your room that is comfortable to sleep in, for example cold to use more blankets or warm to use less. Step three: relax before going to bed without a televison, radio, and even reading a book. Doctors say people believe these acts relax you, but truthfully these only keep your mind working making it more difficult to relax and fall asleep. Step four: avoid liquids, medicines, depressants, and stimulants before bed, these can make your bladder full and will only disrupt your relaxing process to fall asleep. And finally step five: Do not nap during the day and exercise thirty minutes a day to create the need for sleep.
These are five ways doctors assure will improve your "sleeping hygiene" and soon your insomnia symptoms will dissapear and your body will be able to fall asleep and relax, giving you a better nights rest, which can improve your lifestyle and performance during the day.