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Will eating vegetables help you sleep better at night?

Will eating vegetables help you sleep better at night?

Yes: May be. To my knowledge, there is no good evidence based on published literature that vegetables may affect sleep. However, in people who have certain conditions, for instance restless legs syndrome related to iron deficiency, vegetables may improve sleep by increasing the iron level and improving restless legs. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep Better (Definition)

How well you sleep affects how well you feel when you're awake. While sleep requirements vary from person to person, and tend to decrease with age, most people function at their best on 7 to 8 hours of sleep a night. Getting in sync with your body's natural sleep-wake cycle is key for achieving deep, restorative sleep. Try setting a regular bedtime, and waking up at the same time every day. A nap of 15-30 minutes in mid afternoon is OK, but longer daytime naps can disrupt your nighttime sleep pattern. Avoid caffeine and other stimulants after noon. Fight after-dinner drowsiness by doing something mildly active until you're ready for ...Read more


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How can you sleep better at night?

How can you sleep better at night?

By : : Sleep hygiene (going to sleep regularly at the same time, no lights or noises, avoid certain meals, not doing other things like reading/watching tv in bed, etc.) and meds. A thorough medical checkup would be also recommended. ...Read more

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Please advise how to sleep better at night?

Please advise how to sleep better at night?

Sleep hygine: Bed is for sleep only, no other activity, reading/watching tv/day nap etc. Try to keep bed time fixed. No caffine/sugary drink/ red bull/ hard liquer/ tobacco/ exercise 3-5 hr before bed time. A gentle soothing music helps. Don't sleep on your disposable problems. Sex helps in sleep, so also little glass of red wine. Can try otc Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at times. Routine physical activity helps. ...Read more

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I need some remedies to help go to sleep at night?

I need some remedies to help go to sleep at night?

How about good basic: 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 reading, warm bath or lavender scent. ...Read more

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Would running help me sleep better at night?

Would running help me sleep better at night?

Possibly: Running or any kind of exercise can lead to more restful sleep, however exercising too close to bedtime can have the opposite effect by leaving the body in a state of stimulation. ...Read more

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What is the best hour to make exercises? At morning or at night to get tired and help sleep fast?

What is the best hour to make exercises? At morning or at night to get tired and help sleep fast?

Probably AM: If you exercise at night, you're going to release endorphins that may keep you awake. Although everyones different. There are certain people that hit the gym early am to get a good night's sleep and some can do it right prior to sleep. However, i think generally speaking your best bet is am or mid-afternoon. ...Read more

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Are there some healthy habits to do at night to help me sleep?

Are there some healthy habits to do at night to help me sleep?

Sleep hygiene: We have a term for these: sleep hygiene. If you google proper sleep hygiene you'll find a list of 10-12 things that stack the deck in your favor to get a good night of sleep. ...Read more

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What foods can you eat before going to bed that will actually give you a good night sleep?

What foods can you eat before going to bed that will actually give you a good night sleep?

Turkey and milk: The classic turkey is good because of tryptophan. A warm glass of milk can often help as well. Be careful of alcohol - although this can make you sleepy, your sleep will be of worse quality. ...Read more

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Please advise on how to sleep better at night?

Please advise on how to sleep better at night?

Sleeping better: Agree w dr. Ibrahim. Here are more things. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on >>>. ...Read more

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What can help me sleep better at night?

What can help me sleep better at night?

Broad question: Check out www.Sleepeducation.Com as a starting point, especially proper sleep hygiene. ...Read more

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Will drinking coffee in the morning make you need to urinate more at night when you are trying to sleep?

Will drinking coffee in the morning make you need to urinate more at night when you are trying to sleep?

No: Caffeine takes 30-50 minutes to achieve peak blood level after consumption and its half live is 3-5 hours. Thus, drinking caffeinated beverages in the morning should not affect your urine secretion on the following night. ...Read more

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Can a nightlight help you sleep better?

Can a nightlight help you sleep better?

Yes: There is nothing magical about a nightlight by itself. However, some people prefer not to sleep in complete darkness. The extra light can give an extra sense of security. ...Read more

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How can only using your bed for sleeping help you sleep better?

How can  only using your bed for sleeping help you sleep better?

Associations: Then your brain only associates your bed with sleep when it sees the bed or you are on the bed. (adults often use the bed for sex as well as sleep). If you associate the bed with tv, chatting on the fun, etc - you brain will be stimulated (you want brain waves to slow down to sleep). ...Read more

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I am 23 pregnant. How can find helpful ways to sleep better at night?

Insomnia remedies: Limit watching tv at least 1 hour prior to sleep. Limit water intake a few hour before bedtime. Tylenol (acetaminophen) pm is ok to take prior to bedtime. ...Read more

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How to get better sleep at night ?

How to get better sleep at night ?

Probably diet: At age 23 you should have no problem with sleep. Your brain is dependent on a pristine diet so get rid of the "junk" food and beverages, particularly the sweet sugary stuff, even diet drinks. ...Read more

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I can't sleep at night and is tired during the day. What are some things I can try to get better sleep?

I can't sleep at night and is tired during the day. What are some things I can try to get better sleep?

Sleep: Reduce or eliminate caffeine and alcohol. Sleep in a dark room without TV or computer or other sounds. Consistent bedtime and wake time. Control your stress. No pets on your bed. Consult with a sleep specialist ...Read more

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Need guide as to how to get a good sleep at night time?

Sleep Hygiene: Fix a bedtime and an awakening time. Avoid napping during the day. Avoid alcohol 4-6 hours before bedtime. Avoid caffeine 4-6 hours before bedtime. Avoid heavy, spicy, or sugary foods 4-6 hours before bedtime. Exercise regularly, but not right before bed. Use comfortable bedding. Find a comfortable temperature setting for sleeping and keep the room well ventilated. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


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