A 34-year-old member asked:
how to know if i need to change my sleep habits?
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Dr. Heidi Fowler answered
24 years experience Psychiatry
If sleep quality or: quantity are poor - make changes to sleep hygiene. Retire & rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark & cool & use only for sex & sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs & no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate sized & finish at least 2 to 3 hrs before sleep. Can try warm milk, Chamomile tea or melatonin along w light
Answered on May 17, 2015
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