Looking at the screen of an electronic device before starting a night’s sleep reduces its quality, according to a study. What are the habits to ban before going to bed?
Sleeping well is the key to both physical and mental well-being for the day ahead. But did you know that the first step to deep, restful sleep begins when you go to bed?
The consumption of energy drinks, for example, is very little recommended. According to a study by Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, products that contain caffeine eaten 6 hours before bed will reduce your sleep time by at least an hour.
This category of stimulants also increases the risk of developing possible cardiovascular diseases, which are themselves aggravated by insufficient sleep. It is a veritable vicious circle.
How to make it easier to fall asleep?
Make no mistake, if he stays strongly discouraged from practicing sports activity intense before falling asleep, regular, moderate-intensity exercise at the end of the day will make it easier to sleep. Your night will not be disturbed and the sport will make you fall asleep deeper.
According to Inserm, the intensity of the light, the interior temperature, the number of people sleeping in the room or the presence of screens are all factors that may influence your sleep. The important thing therefore remains to favor darkness and the absence of noise.
A room that is too hot and a room that is too cold should be avoided: the ideal is to fall asleep with it a temperature of around 20 degrees. According to a study byNational Institute of Sleep and Vigilance (INSV), your room must oscillate between 16 and 18 °.
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