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Sleep Hygiene

Updated: Oct 5, 2021

Sleep is just as good and water is. So why not begin your

sleep regimen today to help improve your mood and increase overall health.




“The minute anyone’s getting anxious I say, ‘You must eat and you must sleep.’ They’re the two vital elements for a healthy life.” — Francesca Annis

Sleep hygiene practices advised for improved sleep:


  1. Establish a bedtime around the same time each night.

  2. Avoid electronics while in bed.

  3. Turn off all lights

  4. Avoid greasy and/ or spicy foods before bed

  5. Avoid exercise prior to bed

  6. Avoid all excessive amounts of liquid prior to bedtime

  7. Regulate temperature in bedroom ( avoid extreme heat and/or cold temperatures.

  8. Take a hot shower or bath prior to bedtime

  9. Change linen on bed regularly

  10. Change bedtime clothing regularly

  11. Try meditation before bed( calm/ abide app) for restful sleep.



If you do not find any of the above sleep hygiene tips useful to your sleep regimen and you continue to struggle with sleep please contact your PCP immediately.


 






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