Sleep is an important part of our life. If you didn’t get proper sleep then the next day you will feel tired and exhausted. Also, you are not able to concentrate on your work or study. Every human has some issues like work stress, responsibilities, pressure, tension, health, or environment which is completely affect our sleep. You can not run from your family responsibilities or from your work but you can take care and follow some tips to get good sleep at night.
Following are Side effects when your body does not get enough sleep
Mental health: Lack of sleep can cause depression, memory loss, anxiety, mood swings. It will also impact concentration, decision-making, and thinking capacity.
Immunity: If your body gets lacks sleep then it will directly affect your immunity system. You will get sick very often which is dangerous to your health.
Blood pressure: Lack of sleep also leads to heart disease. There is a high chance of an increase in blood pressure due to poor sleep.
Weight Gain: Proper sleep helps to maintain a diet schedule also. You will feel hungry again and again cause of Improper sleep.
Eye Health: Dark circles are very common. Dry eyes, itching, or infection can also happen due to lack of sleep.
Following are natural tips to get good sleep at night.
Make proper sleep schedule
Always set a proper sleep routine. Daily go to bed and get up at the same time so that your body gets adapted to this routine. Sleep at least 7 hours but do not sleep for more than 8 hours. Wake up early in the morning which is good for your health. You will feel fresh and get more time for your work.
Concentrate on your diet
If you are hungry or thirsty and you are avoiding and trying to sleep which is not good. Have proper food and drink some water then you can go to sleep. Don’t skip your dinner. Also do not eat a heavy meal and avoid alcohol at night. Always keep 2 hours gap between your dinner and sleep.
Create sleep environment
Create an environment that is good for sleep. Always prefer to sleep in a dark and quiet room. While sleeping light can cause a disturbance. Avoid T.V or mobile phones in a dark environment. Taking bath before bedtime is good which will help you to relax and you will get good sleep at night.
Avoid day naps
If you are taking long naps during the daytime then you have to struggle for nighttime sleep. If you want to take nap in the daytime, take up to 30 minutes which is good for your health also.
Daily exercise can help to get good health and better sleep. If you are struggling with sleep then listen to soft music. It will help to feel sleepy. You can even read favorite books.
Avoid stress before bedtime
Mediation can help to work on stress. If you have stress or work pressure then let it be. Don’t think too much before bedtime. Your stress will directly affect your sleep. Hence boost your mood and stay happy before going to sleep.
I hope these tips are helpful for you. Comment below if you need more information.
Thank You. Eat Well and sleep Well 🙂