Guide to a Good Night's Sleep
If you are having sleep problems, whether you are not able to fall asleep, wake up too often, don't feel well-rested when you wake up in the morning, or simply want to improve the quality and quantity of your sleep, try as many of the following techniques below as possible:
Avoid before-bed snacks, particularly grains and sugars.
Sleep in complete darkness (or as close as possible).
No TV right before bed.
Wear socks to bed.
Read something spiritual or religious before bed.
Avoid using loud alarm clocks.
Journaling- Keep a journal and write down your thoughts before bed
Get to bed as early as possible.
Check and eliminate electro-magnetic fields (EMFs) in your bedroom.
Keep the temperature in the bedroom no higher than 70 degrees F.
Eat a small piece of fruit with a high-protein snack 2 hours before bed.
Reduce or avoid as many drugs as possible.
Avoid caffeine and alcohol.
Keep clocks and electrical devices far away from the bed as possible
Avoid foods that you may be sensitive to- Especially dairy and wheat
Don't drink any fluids within 2 hours of going to bed.
Take a hot bath, shower or sauna before bed.
Don’t Use Your Bed for Doing Work- Use it primarily for sleep.
Have your adrenals checked by your chiropractor.