Good Sleep is Good Health!
The three pillars of health are good food, exercise, and quality sleep. We spend a third of our lives in sleep, yet often it can be the most neglected of the three. With all the stimulation of the modern world it is often hard to finally disconnect and fall into a restful sleep.
Our bodies need good sleep to restore, repair and rejuvenate. It serves a critical role in our bodies natural functioning. When we rest well, we feel energized, happier and more functional. On the flip side, there is increasing evidence of the harm that comes from prolonged reduction or disruptions of our sleeping patterns.
Insomnia is a common sleeping disorder that reduces the quality and duration of our sleep patterns. It typically affects women more than men, and as much as a third of the adult population. There are several factors that can contribute to it. Stress is a common cause of insomnia that can be coupled with anxiety about not being able to sleep. There are environmental causes (noise, temperature fluctuations) and internal causes (medication side effects, caffeine, hormones, pain) which all impact sleep. Heath issues like depression, sleep apnea, or choosing to smoke can also disrupt our sleep patterns.
Here are some things that can help relieve insomnia:
1. Consistent bedtime patterns and routines. Try to ease into a restful state by taking a warm bath, or a brief meditation.
2. Plan on a consistent bedtime. There are apps that can help remind you when to wind down for the night. Carry this pattern through the weekend.
3. During the day, get plenty of exercise. Even a brief daily walk can help relieve the daily build-up of stress and make it easier to fall asleep.
4. Ease off caffeine and alcohol, especially later in the day. For example: avoid caffeine after noon, instead try tea or citrus for a midday pick-me-up.
5. Listen to your body. You may find that a mid-day nap for 20 minutes, may allow you to work more effectively in the late afternoon, thus avoiding the trap of sugar and coffee to plow through the remainder of your work day.
6. Try a lighter meal in the evening. A light soup and bread for example. Heavy meals tend to keep your body more alert as it tries to metabolize the bolus of calories.
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