SLEEP HYGIENE

SLEEP HYGIENE

SLEEP HYGIENE

Habits that help promote good quality of sleep

Have consistent bedtime and awakening tim Start preparing for bedtime an hour before Engage in relaxing activities during the hour before bed Keep your bedroom cool and dark during sleep Avoid fluids one hour before bed Reserve your bed only for sleep and sexual activities Avoid caffeine and nicotine six hours before scheduled bedtime Avoid alcohol four hours before bedtime Avoid daytime naps (unless you suffer from Narcolepsy) Get regular exercise, but avoid two to four hours before bedtime