After a hectic day at work, getting a good rest is needed but so many people struggle to fall asleep at night. Some things you do before going to bed might just be the reason you can’t sleep at night.
Below are 5 things you should never do before going to bed
Avoid exercising: “Exercising before going to bed is a terrible idea as it often leads to an inability to fall asleep; when you exercise, it takes a long time for your heart rate and breathing to return to normal and this often leads to an inability of fall asleep, yoga or s3x is fine as they relax the body”.
Avoid drinking alcohol: “Alcohol consumption can lead to disrupted sleep, passing out after consuming alcohol keeps your sleep in a lighter state which means you don’t get as much deep sleep which is important”.
Avoid leaving the lights on: “You should avoid going to bed with the lights on because it’s not the proper environment for sleep; your body needs darkness to usher in rest so when you sleep in a room with the lights on, you confuse your body”.
Avoid caffeine: “Caffeine consumption before going to bed should be discouraged or you risk lying in bed unable to sleep; experts recommend you restrict caffeine intake after lunchtime”.
Avoid big meals: “Eating a big meal before bed can affect your ability to sleep, it’s important you give your body time to digest food before going to bed”.