What Not To Do When You Can't Sleep

By Jennifer Acosta Scott

It happens to everyone -- you've had a full day and feel tired, but when your head hits the pillow, sleep refuses to come. Occasional sleeplessness is a common occurrence. About 30 to 40 percent of adults report having symptoms of insomnia within a given year. But you can take charge of your sleep by eliminating some of the bad habits that may be keeping you awake and restless.

Read on to find out about six essential sleep "don'ts."

Don't Stay In Bed

The "Don'ts" Of Insomnia

"What Not To Do When You Have Insomnia" originally appeared on Everyday Health.

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