While some people may lie down and fall asleep easily, that doesn’t necessarily mean you’re getting the proper rest your body needs.
Lucky for you, a sleep expert has revealed three simple tips to follow for a great night’s rest.
Expert Narwan Amini revealed to Houston Chronicle Things to keep in mind to improve the quality of your sleep.
CAREFULLY YOUR LOCATION
Although there are many sleeping positions, Narwan insists that sleeping on the side is best for a number of reasons.
For one, it gives your spine enough alignment and support.
Plus, it not only relieves any minor neck pain or back pain, but it also helps your overall inner body function properly.
In fact, when resting on your side, Narwan suggests that a firm body pillow can be helpful.
According to Narwan, to ease morning neck cramps, it’s best to keep your shoulders off the pillow to reduce excess space between your neck and the mattress.
For mattress type, sleep experts recommend a medium to soft feel so there’s not too much pressure on your hips and shoulders.
However, for those who don’t believe you can adapt to sleeping on your side, there are ways to make your preferred position more supportive.
According to Narwan, people who sleep on their backs can simply put a pillow under their knees. And people who lie on their stomachs can try to put a pillow under their hips.
However, sleeping on your stomach is considered the worst position because it can cause muscles to become tight, stiff, and painful.
SET ENVIRONMENTAL RIGHTS
As for your surroundings, it’s best to keep it dark, quiet, organized, and cool.
While some people are used to sleeping with one foot out of the cover to stay cool through the night, it may not work for everyone.
“If a person can’t relax with their feet sticking out of the covers, they may want to try a small fan or other cooling measures for better sleep,” advises Narwan.
However, the best temperature to keep your room at is around 67 degrees Fahrenheit.
In addition to keeping cool, an unlit room also helps keep your internal clocks in check.
For now, you should keep them to a minimum. This means that some TVs will have to be stored anywhere but your bedroom.
The habit of staying up at night will be different for each person. However, Narwan recommends staying away from any electronic devices an hour before bed.
“Instead, it’s better to relax with a simple activity like reading a familiar book, doing simple stretches, taking a warm bath or shower,” she explains.
However, if you’re used to depending on the noise of the television to get you to sleep, experts recommend trying a relaxing activity that can slowly prompt you to rest.
This can even include basic tasks like brushing your teeth or combing your hair. And once you climb into bed, you can pull out a good book.
“I’m a fan of putting warm water somewhere in my ritual,” says Nawran.
“If it’s not a shower or bath, I soak my feet in a little warm water. It’s surprisingly gentle.”
And while television may not help you get a good night’s sleep, another sleep expert shared how to stop your partner from snoring.
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