The Don'ts Of Sleeping: 6 Bad Sleeping Habits You Should Avoid

Posted by Sughra Hafeez in Health and Fitness On 12th March 2018
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Here are the bad sleeping habits that you should void as soon as possible.

Eating too close to bedtime

Eating too close to bedtime is harmful to your health. Avoid spicy foods they can cause acid reflux. Eat four hours before bedtime. If you're really craving a late night snack eat lite food that is easy to digest or try these foods: eggs, poultry, fish, fruit and dairy products.

Caffeine

Beverages like coffee, tea, and energy drinks will keep you awake all night. Avoid taking caffeine intake six hours before bed it can affect your sleep cycle, according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. The study concludes that people should avoid drinking caffeine after 5 p.m. in the evening so as to have a healthy sleep in the night.

Alcohol

According to the medical director at The London Sleep Centre in the U.K, Irshaad Ebrahim:

"Alcohol may seem to be helping you to sleep, as it helps induce sleep, but overall it is more disruptive to sleep, particularly in the second half of the night, Alcohol also suppresses breathing and can precipitate sleep apnea."

According to a sleep specialist in Scottsdale, Ariz, Michael Breus:

"Alcohol is not an appropriate sleep aid. If you rely on alcohol to fall asleep, recognize that you have a greater likelihood to sleepwalk, sleep talk, and have problems with your memory."

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Using Technology before bed

People who use technology late night can have a less satisfactory sleep than those who don't. The teenagers keep playing, surfing, texting and chatting, resulting in delayed bedtime.

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