Get better sleep with our tips.
Between work, demanding school schedules, and trying to find time for family and friends, we often push ourselves to extend our days longer and longer. While that laundry list of responsibilities can leave sleep at the bottom of our priorities, it should actually be near the top. Lack of sleep can make everything else on that “to-do” list suffer. It can also be linked to chronic diseases, such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity, depression, and other health issues.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends these sleep guidelines:
The reasons for sleep-related difficulties/sleeping difficulties can vary, but one thing to note is your brain and body always need time to unwind before sleep.
These tips may help you get a better night’s sleep:
For some people, bedtime is the most dreaded time of day because they know they will face a fierce battle with sleep. If you have been told that you snore or stop breathing when you sleep, feel fatigued all day long, spend hours trying to fall asleep, or frequently wake up in the early morning and cannot get back to sleep, talk to your doctor. They can advise you about different treatment options and techniques to regulate your sleep patterns.
We are here when you need us! Patient First is able to evaluate and treat a wide range of illnesses and injuries. You can visit any Patient First center from 8am to 8pm, every day of the year – no appointment is needed.
Eating Healthy During the Holidays
Ways to Stay Active During Fall
Pets Are Good For Your Health
Your Preferred Center
Your Preferred Physician
Popular Patient First Health Matters Articles
Articles by category
Articles by tag