Insomnia can have many different causes, but these ten simple and common sense habits can help you fight insomnia and sleep better. As you’ll see these habits are common sense but this is perhaps the least common of the senses as we often fail to do the simplest things….
The fact that social media is changing our lives is no surprise. Social media has changed the way we communicate, interact with others and also many of our daily habits. We photograph what we eat for show on Instagram, summarize our thoughts on Twitter and look at the lives of others on Facebook while waiting for their “likes”. Social media has an addictive point, which engages and affects our behavior. But then also we turn to social media for entertainment, to de-stress and to forget our problems….
We suspected it and have now confirmed: social media is one of the main culprits for our insomnia. But it is not the fault of social media alone, but inside the quantity of hours we spend on it. It is not unusual to check if we have any social media notifications before bedtime and even in bed. This simple gesture, seemingly innocuous, could be more dangerous than we think for our healthy sleep….
It is not new that what we eat affects how well we sleep. A study published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine highlights the relationship between diet and sleep problems. The study, conducted by researchers from several Nutrition Research Centers and several departments of Columbia University observes that low fiber, saturated fats and sugar consumption may produce a lighter, less restorative and slow wave sleep, with more aroulsals….
Poor sleep can cause brain damage. According to data from a study published in the journal of the American Heart Association “Stroke”, poor quality of sleep in older people is related to both atherosclerosis and lack of oxygen in the brain that may contribute to further cognitive impairment and stroke….
If you have trouble falling asleep or you wake up at night, the first thing you should do is find the cause of your sleep problems and try to solve them. Knowing the source of your sleep problems is the first step to sleeping normally again….
Do you often have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep through the night? Do you wake up frequently at night? Do you wake up tired in the morning and feel tired all the time even when you get enough sleep? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, you could have a sleeping disorder….