It is common to experience a sleepless night occasionally.
The following tips may help you sleep better.
Reserve the bedroom only for sleeping and sexual
activities so that you come to link it with sleep. Go to another room to
read, watch television, or eat.
Avoid activities that might keep
you from getting a good night's sleep:
Do not take naps during the day, especially
in the evening.
Get regular exercise but not within 3 to 4 hours of
Do not drink or eat caffeine after 3:00 p.m. This
includes coffee, tea, cola drinks, and chocolate.
Do not smoke or
use other tobacco products. Nicotine can disrupt sleep and reduce total sleep
time. Smokers report more daytime sleepiness and minor accidents than do
nonsmokers, especially in younger age groups.
Do not drink
alcohol. It may make you sleepy but also will probably wake you up after a