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How can I get a good night's sleep?

The best way to get a good night's sleep is to practice what we call good sleep hygiene. It is best to try to go to sleep the same time every night. If you are consistent, your body will be used to certain "biorhythms" that will make you feel sleepy. It is important not to do anything exciting before bedtime: Do not exercise right before sleep, do not watch a "thriller" movie or read an exciting novel. On the other hand, something boring before bed may help. The bedroom should not have a TV in it. Screen time before sleep is not recommended due to the neuroexcitatory effect of the screen. Also, do not nap during the day. That will disrupt the night cycle.

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Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.