Last month I had an appointment with my doctor to talk about my sleep issues.
I usually don’t have a problem falling asleep. But I wake up numerous times during the night.
A good night of sleep means I only wake up two to three times a night.
A bad night can be two to three times but I am awake for long periods of time. A bad night can also be me waking up up to 10 times a night.
I pretty much already knew the basics to help get a good night’s sleep.
But my doctor and I reviewed them and she added something to the list.
Some of the habits are:
- Going to bed about the same time at night I go to bed usually between 10 and 11 p.m.
- Waking up about the same time in the morning I usually wake up between 6:30 and 7 a.m.
- Limited caffeine and not too late in the day I usually just have one cup of coffee in the morning; Tea during the day is decaf
- Napping should be limited: not too long or too late in the day If I nap it is usually not more than 30 minutes and I regularly practice Restorative … Continue reading