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How Can I Break The Habit Of Staying Up Very Late And Sleeping In The Daytime
Sleep cycle: Try changing your schedule slowly by staying up an hour later each day and waking up also an hour later. You should be back on a normal schedule in 2 weeks. Changing 2 hours at a time will help you do it faster. ...Read more
Sleep hygiene: The first step is to clean up sleep: go to sleep and wake at consistent times each day. Spend no more than 15-20 minutes trying to sleep in a dark, quiet room. Avoid activity that could be causing you to have trouble sleeping. Avoid napping during the day. Get up and out of bed if you cannot sleep. Relaxation and imagery techniques may help if racing thoughts. See your doctor if problem persists. ...Read more
Change it.: Start w good sleep hygiene. 1. Keep regular bed &wakening time (includes weekends). Get up same time daily. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine: warm bath or shower, aromatherapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in dark, quiet, cool room w comfortable mattress &pillows. 4. Use bedroom only for sleep &sex. Put work materials, computers, &tvs in another room. ...Read more
Go to bed earlier.: 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
Every night i had stay late and sleep only 5 hours. Is it a problem ?If this a problem how can I change this habit ?
I think i'm become depended on sleeping pills OTC how can I break this habit i can't sleep with out it?
Sleep disorder: Weaning off sleeping aids can be challenging. If these are prescribed benzodiazepines like alprazolam, clonazepam, Lorazepam or Ambien (zolpidem) then you should discuss this carefully with your physician and schedule a slow tapering off. You need to implement a good sleep hygiene routine to help you sleep (no tv set in the room, no cell phones or texting, no laptop ipad or computer, etc.). Best of luck. ...Read more
11 month old baby gets up once a night for a bottle. How do I break this habit and get her to sleep through the night?
Gradual reduction: If you begin reducing the volume of the night feed & shift over to water, you will eliminate the "feeding clock" effect that gets baby up for a feed. Within 2 wks you should have a baby that may alert at night but won't be trained to seek a meal & should be able to self settle in the night. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 19, my height is about 1.69 m. What can I possibly do to grow just a few more cm? Life habits that prohibit height growth? Like sleeping too late?
No growth last year?: If no growth in the last year, then growth has finished. Most people reach their maximum height in their late teens. Without nutritional problems or chronic childhood illnesses, height is largely based on genetics and parental heights. Aside from eating right, exercising, sleeping well, and being happy, there's not much a person nor his doctor can do to increase height. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer