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Good, drink, sleep: Avoid heavy fatty and spicy foods, caffeine, and alcohol before bedtime. Eat a light snack. Practice good sleep hygiene. Sources:eating ; sleeping | sleep.Com www.Sleep.Com/content/eating-and-sleeping we provide you everything you need to know about eating and sleeping. Counselingservice.Vassar.Edu/docs/sleep%20hygeine%20... Good sleep hygiene handout. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If sleep quality or: quantity are poor - make changes to 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 ...Read more
Yes: Two hormones, leptin and ghrelin, seem to be the link between sleep and appetite. Insomnia decreases leptin, which is the hormone that tells our brains when we're full. Insomnia also increases ghrelin, which stimulates appetite. These two hormonal changes--less satiety-inducing leptin and more appetite-inducing ghrelin--can promote overeating and obesity. ...Read more
Do wake up feeling : Tired or unfreshed? Do you get less than 7 hours of sleep per night? Do you sleep at erratic hours? Is your sleep restless? Are you sleepy through out the day? If yes to these - ensure that you are using 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 ;. ...Read more
Slow changes: You'll need to slowly change the times you are awake and asleep by shifting things by an hour or so a week until you shift back to a normal day-night pattern. Using natural sleep aids like l-theanine and magnesium to help you sleep during night hours will help your body calm down and allow this change. Check local health food store for help with supplements. ...Read more
I'm suffering from excessive sleep. I can't control. please suggest me tips to recover from this habit?
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 feed my 11week old before I put her to sleep at night. She wakes up for night feedings. How do I stop this habit and get her to sleep thru the night?
Feed to wake: If a kid is fed as they wake up, changed later & stimulated until they tire, they do not need to be fed again before sleep. After a 2+hour sleep, they awake to feed & start over. Feeding prior to sleep sets up feeding as necessary with settling.An infant can only learn to self settle in the night if they are not trained to require feeding or rocking or whatever to settle in sleep. ...Read more
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