For better health, make sleep a priority. Start by identifying and confronting challenges to a good night's sleep. Includes tips for better sleep.
Antihistamines are somewhat effective as sleep aids — but only for occasional insomnia.
Getting enough sleep can help you handle the demands of daily life. For most adults, seven to eight hours a night is the right amount. If you're drowsy during the day, your bedtime routine may need a tuneup. Try these tips: 1. Don't go to bed hungry or stuffed. 2. Create a relaxing bedtime ritual, such as taking a bath. 3. Limit daytime naps. 4. Keep your bedtime consistent, including on weekends. 5. Jot down worries and set them aside for the next day.
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Feeling run-down? Grab a pen and paper and start tracking what might be getting in the way of your good night's rest. And get back to your more-resilient self.
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