The 6 Reasons for Your Disturbed Sleeping Patterns  

May 06

 

A disturbed sleeping pattern is a common problem among adults and older people. If you happen to be one of those people who often find themselves having the hardest time to sleep at night, you might also be guilty of doing these things:

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  1. Sleeping with Pillows That Are Either Too Fat or Too Flat

Your head pillow should be thick enough to provide just the right support for your neck to maintain a neutral position while sleeping. A pillow that’s too fat or too flat can cause stiff neck when you wake up the next day.

  1. Sleeping with Blue Lights On

Whether it’s from your phone, tablet, laptop, or TV, any blue light that illuminates the room can make falling asleep difficult for you. Once you get in bed, try not to use your phone or your laptop—or better yet turn off all your electronics—for a good night’s sleep.

  1. Sleeping On a Dirty Mattress

It is advisable to have your mattress aired out at least once a month to get rid of dust and bacteria caused by dust mites and molds. These can cause allergies that keep you awake at night. If it has been a long while since you last remembered when your mattress was last replaced, now is the best time to get a new one.

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  1. Taking Long Day Naps

Napping too much during the day is not helpful in sustaining a good sleeping pattern. A nap should be no longer than 20 minutes and should only be done no later than three in the afternoon.

  1. Constantly Checking the Time

If you keep checking the clock and worrying about how much time you have left to sleep, it would make sleeping more difficult for you. Before getting to bed, just make sure to set your alarm clock so you wake up at the right time the next day.

  1. Lack of Exercise

Regular exercise is believed to improve a person’s quality of sleep. However, it’s not advisable to do exercises three to four hours before going to bed.

Getting back into a healthy sleeping pattern isn’t that difficult. However, you really have to be dedicated with it to make sure it works and you get the most revitalizing sleep that will energize you the next day.

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