Knowledge and practice of sleep hygiene
techniques in insomniacs and good sleepers.
Among the CBT techniques, stimulus control and sleep hygiene
are the least time-consuming and may be more easily applied in the primary care setting; however, minimal research has been done into the specific incorporation of CBT into primary care settings.
"Overall, truly good sleep hygiene
makes a huge difference in people's lives."
Keywords: Sleep hygiene
; Diabetes Mellitus; Shift work; Circadian rhythm; Endocrinology.
Always try to combine pharmacotherapy with good sleep hygiene
to maximize benefits.
This ATS Statement is a good reminder that it is time for all of us to better understand sleep, exercise good sleep hygiene
, recognize the common sleep disorders, and of course, get adequate sleep at night."
On board a customized, air-conditioned van transformed to mimic a cozy bedroom environment, guests learned from Uratex sleep experts the 10 commandments of sleep hygiene
for adults, the benefits of good sleep and the many exciting Uratex products that best suit the needs of customers when it comes to their sleeping needs.
Bailey explained that altered sleep patterns or sleep hygiene
can influence physical activity patterns, affecting hormones related to food consumption, which can lead to greater body fat.
It's important to share, in detail, your symptoms and follow your doctor's advice about sleep hygiene
, medication use, and other lifestyle changes that may help.
Developing good habits (good "sleep hygiene
") is the first and best line of defense, before resorting to medication.
Pharmacists should also counsel patients on proper sleep hygiene
. Patients should be advised to establish a routine time for bedtime and awakening; avoid daytime naps; avoid using alcohol, caffeine, nicotine and medications that disturb sleep, especially just before bedtime; keep ambient lighting at low levels at least one hour prior to bedtime; exercise regularly, but not prior to bedtime; mask noises with soft earplugs if necessary; use the bedroom only for sleeping, light reading or sexual activity; avoid engaging in stressful activities or unpleasant tasks near bedtime; and limit fluid and meal intake immediately before bedtime.