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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What do I need to get a good sleep?

What do I need to get a good sleep?

Sleep hygiene: Good sleep hygiene is the key to a good night sleep. Avoid caffeine and alcohol. Exercise early in afternoon. Keep your sleep schedule regular and do not eat late. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could get a good nights sleep?

Can you tell me how I could get a good nights sleep?

Sleep hygiene.: To reset your sleep clock, go to bed at the same time every night, awaken at the same time every morning, don't nap during the day, use the bed for sleeping (not eating, TV watching, reading, etc), if you awaken during the night, stay in bed until your determined awakening time. ...Read more

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I need a good night sleep but i can't do it. Help please?

I need a good night sleep but i can't do it. Help please?

Try 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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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 into a good sleeping pattern?

How do I get into a good sleeping pattern?

Sleep: Sleep is driven by circadian and homeostatic drives. Identify your daily pattern by maintaining a sleep diary for 2 weeks or so, read about sleep hygiene, you can google sleep diary and sleep hygiene etc sometimes melatonin and light therapy are used if you have delayed sleep phase or advanced sleep phase syndrome. ...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 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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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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How do I get back to sleep after having a nightmare?

How do I get back to sleep after having a nightmare?

Nightmares: Research has long shown that it is not the content or frequency of particular dreams that is the trouble, it is how we react to dreams. My No More Nightmares class, teaches the skill of Planned Dream Intervention. People who learn this skill stop being woken up by dreams . you can contact me for more information on the class ...Read more

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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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What should I do to get better sleep at night?

What should I do to get better sleep at night?

Tips: Limit daytime naps, limit activities in bed to sleep and sex, create a regular bedtime schedule, keep the room dark and quiet, avoid alcohol/nicotine, no caffeine after 2pm, exercise earlier in the day, de-stress, keep the room temperature a little cool, for some white noise machines may help and get comfortable. If those don't help sometimes sleepytime tea, warm milk or melatonin can be beneficial. ...Read more