Your Guide To Better Sleep Habits

You're reading Your Guide To Better Sleep Habits, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Nothing can be more frustrating than laying on bed at night and waiting for sleep that won't come. There are many reasons why you're having a hard time dozing off. You may be suffering from insomnia, experiencing immense stress or practicing unhealthy lifestyle habits. It's also possible that you have an underlying medical condition that affects your ability to get good sleep. According to the sleep experts at National Sleep Foundation, an adult aged 18 to 64 should be sleeping for 7 to 9 hours each night. Older adults, aged 65 and older, are advised to get 7 to 8 hours of nightly sleep. If you're not meeting these sleep recommendations, you're jeopardizing your health. Studies suggest that sleep deprivation can cause “increased blood pressure, impaired control of blood glucose and increased inflammation.” It's linked to a higher risk of cardiovascular disease. People suffering from insomnia and other sleep disorders are also likely to develop anxiety and depression. Here's a guide to a healthy daily routine for better sleep. #1: Have a gadget-free sleeping area [caption id="attachment_54447" align="aligncenter" width="1122"] Photo courtesy of Daniel Putzer via Pexels[/caption] The blue light emitted by your laptop, tablet, and sma...
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