Saturday, November 1, 2008

"Great Night's Sleep"

It seems so simple: Get in bed. Place head on pillow. Sleep. If only! But sneaky saboteurs make so elusive. Sleep Busters things that could be preventing you from getting the shut-eye you need. A disturbing story on the internet or a problem that lands in your in box can set your mind running. Plus, lights stimulate you brain. Shut down your computer to get some shut-eye. Sharing a bed with a partner makes women sleep less soundly, if your guy snores, convince him to see a sleep specialist - most snoring can be treated. If a stuff nose is keeping you up at night, you may have a dust mite allergy cause by your pillow. Monthly pillow washings will keep dust mite allergens to a minimum. Knowing how late it is won't help you sleep. Worrying that you're not getting enough sleep only gets your adrenaline pumping. Turning your clock around so it's not facing you. Major munching before bed keep you body busy digesting and less interested in settling down. try a small snack instead: a bowl of cereal with skim milk. Drinking wine may help you fall asleep, but indulging in to much alcohol before bedtime will also likely lead to a bad night's sleep and or an early morning awakening. People exposed to cellphone radiation before bedtime took longer to reach deep sleep and spent less time in deep sleep overall. Mattresses wear out usually in about ten years and stop providing your body the support it needs. The result: Deep sleep may decrease by up to 20%. Have a TV in your bedroom? not a good idea TV intense light stimulates your brain. Turn off the tube an hour before bed and pick up a book instead. A bedroom that's too warm makes it hard for your body temperature to drop, an important element to getting good sleep. Keep the thermostat at about 68 degree.

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