how to sleep better
It's that time of year when we all think about setting our intentions for the year ahead. Wouldn't it be great if we could
Authors: Cheryl Tierney, MD, MPH, Taylor Aves, Alexandra Lazzara, Megan Veglia If so, it could be attributed to when during
Working right up until bedtime: It's easy to take the laptop to bed and get in a little work before you close your eyes. The
Why Sleep Is So Important for Children • less mentally alert • less motivated • less resilient • more inattentive • impulsive
MaryAnn DePietro, CRT is a medical writer and licensed respiratory therapist with over a decade of clinical experience. 7
Adequate sleep is supposed to leave you feeling refreshed and ready to start your day. But if your sleep is interrupted, you're likely to feel fatigued and sleepy the next day. So what gives? There are several factors that may interfere with getting your zzz's including the following:
If you have OSA and are supposed to wear a CPAP machine, skipping out on it may not seem like a big deal, but there is a good chance not wearing it will lead to more serious health conditions.
Making the above listed process a routine will go a long way in improving the quality of sleep. Most of these ideas are things under your control. While they might not be mastered in a day, gradually adhering and applying them in your lifestyle could greatly influence your quality of sleep.
With yoga being a proven method that provides both physical and psychological well being, it would be to everyone's advantage to give it a try. My hope and intention is that everyone finds peace of mind and happiness, with health being our true wealth!
Cheryl Tierney Sleep President, ABA in PA INITIATIVE Associate Professor of Pediatrics Section Chief, Developmental Pediatrics