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Agree w Dr. Altman: Additional sleep hygiene info. 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 mattress & >. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fish, turkey, dairy: Most fish (especially salmon, halibut, & tuna) are rich in vitamin b6, which is needed to make melatonin (a sleep-inducing hormone produced by the brain & triggered by darkness). Turkey & jasmine rice stimulate the release of tryptophan (another sleep-inducing hormone). Tart cherry juice directly stimulates the release of melatonin. Dairy products (yogurt & milk) contain calcium, which aids sleep. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Yes, try a warm soothing bath in the evening, try adding epson salts to help reduce sore muscles. Do yoga or stretching exercises, listen to calming music, try meditating. Make sure your room is dark if you have a lighted alarm clock turn it away from you. Turn off any electronics at least an hour before bed. Keep the room as quiet as possible, avoid/reduce caffeine, alcohol and chocolate. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sleep hygiene: Most people sabotage their sleep with their routine. No tv in the bedroom, make sure the room is quiet and dark, and do a slightly longer, quiet, and low light bed time routine. Limit caffeine during the day, and none in the mid to late afternoon. If you snore a lot, or are a real restless sleeper, you may need to consult with your doctor regarding obstructive sleep apnea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Few things: Many recommend rotating and turning over the mattress regularly. This way, the position of your body is on different parts of the mattress and spreads out the areas of weight over more of the mattress. Also, you can get a piece of plywood (3/8 - 1/2 inch thick, at least) and place it under the mattress for greater support. Less costly than a new mattress. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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