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Are there good ways to get a good night sleep and a good afternoon nap?

Are there good ways to get a good night sleep and a good afternoon nap?

To get a good night : Of sleep - avoid the afternoon map. I am serious. You want to be tired when your retire at night. 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. ...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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Best ways to get good quality sleep?

Best ways to get good quality sleep?

Sleep: You need a room that is comfortable, with lack of intrusive noises, light, people, animals, etc. The bed needs to be comfortable and the temperature and humidity comfortable for you. The best sleep is natural sleep , ie not made with medications. ...Read more

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How can I make sleep health / sleep hygiene better?

How can I make sleep health / sleep hygiene better?

See below: Establish time when you would like to go to bed. Create a bed time routine: warm showers, room on a slightly cooler side. Learn relaxation exercises to help put your body in a "i'm sleeeeeepy mode" :). Don't use your bedroom as your office. Try to avoid afternoon naps, no caffeine after 3-4 pm. Use your bed for sleep and sex only. Our body likes schedules and routines. Remember that:). ...Read more

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Desperate for ways to get a good nights sleep?

Desperate for ways to get a good nights sleep?

Use great sleep : Hygiene. 1.Keep regular bed ; waking time (even weekends). Rise same time each day, regardless of time you fell asleep. 2. Develop relaxing bedtime routine: warm bath/shower, aromatherapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in dark, quiet, cool room w comfortable mattress ; pillows. 4. Bedroom is only for sleep ; sex. No work materials, computers, ; tv in room. 5. Finish eating at >. ...Read more

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Can you suggest how to get good quality sleep every night?

Can you suggest how to get good quality sleep every night?

Use good sleep : Hygiene. 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 many include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on comfortable mattress & pillows. ...Read more

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How to get a good sound sleep?

How to get a good sound sleep?

Sleep hygiene: Is very important , after all we r creatures of habit , in addition excersize before 4 pm , avoid coffee , tea , caffeinated beverage and alcohol at bed time. ...Read more

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Are there good ways to get a good night's sleep ?

Use sleep hygiene: 1. Maintain a regular bedtime and awakening time schedule including weekends. Get up about the same time every day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Establish a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime many include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to soothing music. 3. Sleep in a room that is dark, quiet, comfortable, and cool;. ...Read more

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Are there good ways to get a refreshing nights sleep?

Are there good ways to get a refreshing nights sleep?

Agree w Dr. Howell: Here are additional sleep hygiene tips. 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, aromatherapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on comfortable >>. ...Read more

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How do I get good full hours of uninterrupted sleep?

How do I get good full hours of uninterrupted sleep?

The first order of : Business is to insure that you use excellent 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 >>. ...Read more

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Are there good ways to get good sleep?

Dr. Allen Fein Dr. Fein
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Are there good ways to get good sleep?

Have a GOOD DAY!: A healthy day should be followed by a good night. How to have a good day: avoid caffeine, especially after lunch on. Get at least 30 minutes of exercise. Do not overeat at dinner. Avoid alcohol at dinner and after. Leave your stresses out of the bedroom. Wind down before bed....No high strung tv show!. No tv watching from bed. No colas. At bed time, dark quiet room. Avoid sleeping pills! ...Read more

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How can I get good sleep?

How can I get good sleep?

Sleep : Have a quiet hour before bedtime. Turn off all electronic devices including television. Listen to soft music, take a warm bath or read a a light ficton story. ...Read more

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How to have a good night sleep?

How to good sleep: 1 stick to the schedule, it helps bodys normal rhythem 2exercice it helps to sleep bette 3 take a hot shower 4avoid eating before going to bed 5avoid caffeine alcohol before bedtime 6sleep only at night, no naps during day 7 silence, no noise or music on 8keep room temp comfortable. ...Read more

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Most effective approachess to get a good night sleep?

Here are a bunch.: 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 comfortable mattress & pillows. ...Read more

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How to get a good night's rest with add and insomnia?

How to get a good night's rest with add and insomnia?

Avoid sugar : Adhd attention deficit hyperactivity disorderis often caused or worsened by fluctuating blood sugars as a result of sweet drinks. Reactive hypoglycemia leads to inability to concentrate as the brain is temporarily starved for glucose. Then the low sugar levels stimulate the release of adrenaline leading to the hyperactivity. This can also cause insomnia. ...Read more

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How do you sleep in a sleep clinic?

How do you sleep in a sleep clinic?

Like normal: They just attach lines to you to monitor your brain, heart and breathing but when you fall asleep it is regular sleep. Today most sleep centers have homey rooms with comfortable beds. ...Read more

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

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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How can I reset my sleeping schedule and get a good night's sleep?

Get up same time: Start by picking a regular wake up time and stick to it 7 days a week. This will help her nighttime sleep get on a particular schedule. Pick a wake up time typically between 6-8 hours after the goal bedtime. Follow some good sleep tips (national sleep foundation) and avoid extra medication, particularly caffeine and alcohol. ...Read more

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What's a good sleep aid recommendation?

What's a good sleep aid recommendation?

Sleep recommendation: It really depends on the cause of the insomnia. If "pure" initial insomnia that comes and goes randomly lasting for only a few days, over the counter remedies can help. Diphenhydramine, melatonin, or valerian root can work - but must be from reputable producers. Sonata, (zaleplon) lunesta, or Ambien are prescription aids. Many use trazadone, gabapentin, mirtazipine, or tricyclic antidepressants as well. ...Read more