Did you know that the lack of sleep can lead to a range or health problems such as a weakened immune system or rapid weight gain and heart disease? While the average adult should have a minimum of 7 hours of sleep each night, only 40% of women regularly achieve that goal. This might be due to the effects of insomnia or other conditions that require treatment.
To help you make sure that you are getting enough sleep, we’ve narrowed down the most effective tips. Here are 5 things every woman must do to get better sleep.
Create A Sanctuary Where You Sleep
Be sure to reserve your bed just for intimacy and sleep. Keep the room temperature comfortable and remove all electronic devices that may divert your attention from a good night’s rest. Try to keep the television, computer, tablet, and smartphone away from your sleep space.
Take Naps Only When Needed
While taking a nap during the peak of exhausting can help you catch up on hours missed the previous night, it can also interfere with your sleep at night and completely throw your schedule off. If you need to take a quick nap, aim for no more than 30 minutes.
Avoid Any Caffeine Past Noon
Be sure to go light on caffeine and alcoholic beverages. They will remain in your body for as long as 12 hours while alcohol will work as a sedative that disturbs sleep.
It is okay to get regular exercise but not within three hours before your scheduled bedtime. Physical exercise will work to stimulant the body and keep you energetic for hours to come.
Practice Regular Sleep Routine
Aim to go to bed and wake up at the same time every day. Not only will this improve your sleep debt but also but your body in a natural sleeping cycle. You can use your weekends to catch up on any lost sleep.
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