A Good Night’s Sleep

The Importance of Sleep

Sleep and Diabetes.

How many times have you stayed up late in the past? Few people realize how important sleep is for their health. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders (NINDS), getting a good night’s sleep helps build up an immune system that can fight off attacks from viruses and bacteria. Sleeping problems can also contribute to early Alzheimer’s.

Quick Tips

Need help going to sleep? Try these tips:

FirstExercise early, not right before bed.

SecondTry to go to bed the same time every night.  Make it a routine.

FirstTry relaxation techniques, such as taking a hot bath or reading.

FourthRestrict alcohol and caffeine, and avoid heavy meals before bedtime.

FifthTry deep breathing exercises or meditation.