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What can I do to get a better night's sleep?

What can I do to get a better night's sleep?

Use good 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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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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Tell me how can I get a good night s sleep?

Tell me how can I get a good night s sleep?

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

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What can I do to get a decent night sleep?

What can I do to get a decent night sleep?

Use 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. 5. Finish eating at >. ...Read more

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How can I get a more comfortable night´s sleep?

How can I get a more comfortable night´s sleep?

Control surroundings: Make sure your environment is comfortable. You want to start with a comfortable mattress and pillow. The temperature set in the room also needs to be comfortable. Keeping extra light out is also helpful. Drowning out other environmental noises with a fan or a white noise machine can also be beneficial. ...Read more

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How to have a good night sleep?

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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How do I get a better nights sleep?

How do I get a better nights sleep?

Many tips.: These tips can help you sleep better. Avoid too much caffeine. Turn off all electronics an hour before bedtime.Take a warm bath, try stretching or yoga to relax. Listen to soothing music or read a book. Meditate, practice deep breathing or use visualization to calm your mind. Make sure the room is dark, and the temp is comfortable. Try going to bed and getting up at the same time everyday. ...Read more

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Using fitbit. Im a mess so need to know how to get a good nights sleep?

Using fitbit. Im a mess so need to know how to get a good nights sleep?

Fitbit: This is used to measure the quality of sleep. Not sure why u r using it if it is interfering with your sleep. Recommend trying sleep hygiene techniques & talking to your doctor about the need to continue using the devise, . ...Read more

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Need guide to how can I have a good night sleep every night?

Need guide to how can I have a good night sleep every night?

Behavior modifying: One place to start is practicing good sleep hygiene. Keep your sleep pattern consistently structured, avoid napping, use bed only for sleep or intimacy, and avoid lying in bed long periods without sleeping. If falling asleep is troublesome because of trouble turning off your thoughts, relaxation and imagery techniques are often helpful. For more help with these make an appointment with a therapist. ...Read more

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How can I get into a better sleep pattern?

How can I get into  a  better sleep pattern?

Get light in morning: Sleep pattern is determined by regular, sufficiently bright light exposure early in the morning. Make sure you go outdoors early in the morning everyday to synchronize your circadian clock. Avoiding bright light (e.g. Tv, computer), caffeine, or other brain stimulants after 5pm will also help. ...Read more

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I need help getting to sleep at night so I can get a good nights rest. What should I do?

I need help getting to sleep at night so I can get a good nights rest. What should I do?

See your doctor: There could be multiple reasons for your difficulty getting to sleep -- so you need a good evaluation and diagnosis first. Seeing your our primary care physician would be your best initial step. S/he may also want you to see additional specialists, and/or have additional testing like sleep studies, etc. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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How can I make it so i get to sleep with insomnia?

How can I make it so i get to sleep with insomnia?

Sleep hygiene tips: 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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How can I have a good nights sleep?

How can I have a good nights sleep?

Good 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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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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How can I get better sleep?

How can I get better sleep?

Several ways: Avoid napping during the day. Cut back on stimulants such as caffiene. Don't smoke. Limit alcohol to 1 oz per day. Get regular exercise and don't exercise late at night. Eat a balanced diet and don't eat or drink after 6 P.M. Have an excellent bed/mattress and pillow. Make the room dark and quiet. Use masking noises if needed. Use stress reduction and imagery. Check your medications. ...Read more

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How can i get better sleep?

How can i get better sleep?

Insomnia: Insomnia is a sleep disorder that is characterized by difficulty falling and/or staying asleep. http://www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/guide/insomnia-symptoms-and-causes#1 ...Read more

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How can I get better sleep?

How can I get better sleep?

Agree w Dr. Rutledge: Retire & rise same time each day. Bedroom should be dark & cool - used 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. Dinner should be moderate sized & finished at least 2 to 3 hours before sleep. Can try warm milk, chamomile tea or melatonin along w light reading, warm bath, lavender scent. ...Read more

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