5 Simple Tips to Get a Good Night's Sleep

Sri Sahara By Sri Sahara, 19th Jan 2015 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL http://nut.bz/w9reiba_/
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Having a good night’s sleep not only make you healthy but also avoid you from dangerous disease.

How to get a good night's sleep?

Getting a good night's sleep is not easy for some people. There are many factors that affect a person having problems in getting a good night's sleep. Drinking coffee and watching a horror movie before bed can cause hard to get a good night's sleep. These activities can increase the adrenaline that will affect the quality of sleep. According to some health experts, poor sleep quality not only makes it easy sleepy and tired the next day, but also can make depression, promote weight loss, increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.

Here are 5 simple tips to get a good night's sleep:

1. Avoid drinks that cause sleeplessness

Drinking tea or coffee before bed or in the afternoon can affect your sleep. According to Joan Salge Blake, RD, a researcher from the Boston University revealed that water with a particular taste and flavor of orange soda is not considered ideal for a drink in the afternoon because it can interfere with your night's sleep. He suggested that before drinking something should be used to label, make sure the drink does not contain ingredients that could increase energy. Energy drinks can make you awake and difficulty sleeping at night. If you still want to eat them, try to stop before 2 pm.

2. Eat foods that induce sleep

Blake said that in addition to avoiding heavy meals before bedtime, in fact there are some foods that can be consumed to help you get a good night's sleep. One is pasta, which is made from whole grain foods topped with a sprinkling of parmesan cheese, chicken breast, fresh vegetables, and tomato sauce. Pasta contains a combination of protein and tryptophan, the amino acids, which in turn is converted into serotonin (sleep hormone) in the body.

3. Stretch your body

Take light stretching before bed can help calm your mind, reduce muscle tension and stabilize breathing without harm the heart. Body relaxed and comfortable will encourage you to sleep more soundly.

4. Dim the room lights before going to bed

Lights out before going to bed can make a person more quickly to sleep. Dim the lights in the room before going to bed is also very important. Bright lights before going to bed will make you have trouble sleeping. Conditioned room lights become dim can provide a signal to the body that it is time for bed, and vice versa.

5. Turning off the phone or gadget

Make sure not to bring cell phones or gadgets on the bed before going to bed. If you are still busy with the device before going to bed, it will make you become insomnia. Turn off cell phones or gadgets one hour before bedtime so that you can go to sleep and get a good night's sleep.



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I am a mother with two children who loves write some articles on vacation, health and beauty topics in my spare time.

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