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What is 'poor sleep hygiene'?

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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
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In brief: Sleep Hygiene

Poor sleep hygiene includes exercising right before bed, reading and watching tv in bed, not following a sleep schedule (set wake time and sleep time), drinking alcohol before bed, laying in bed awake for greater than 10 minutes, going to bed anxious.
These are just a few "bad habits" that contribute to poor sleep hygiene.

In brief: Sleep Hygiene

Poor sleep hygiene includes exercising right before bed, reading and watching tv in bed, not following a sleep schedule (set wake time and sleep time), drinking alcohol before bed, laying in bed awake for greater than 10 minutes, going to bed anxious.
These are just a few "bad habits" that contribute to poor sleep hygiene.
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Dr. Aaron Milstone
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In brief: The opposite of this

Sleep hygiene (going to sleep regularly at the same time, no lights or noises, avoid certain meals, not doing other things -like reading/watching tv- in bed, etc.
).

In brief: The opposite of this

Sleep hygiene (going to sleep regularly at the same time, no lights or noises, avoid certain meals, not doing other things -like reading/watching tv- in bed, etc.
).
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Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
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