7 things healthy people do before going to bed every night

Published by Elcrema
On 26 October 2016 saa 01:32
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Healthy people know that sleeping well is a vital part of their wellness routine. So if you want a better wellbeing, below are 7 things you should do before sleeping so you would wake up well-rested.

1. Shower

Showering at night before going to bed helps you feel relaxed as well as improve your sleep quality. According to sleep experts, body temperature is crucial in regulating sleep and showering before going to bed will help this process.

2. Avoid going to bed late

Seven to nine hours of sleep per night is what you need according to the National Sleep Foundation. You can’t achieve this if you go to bed late. Try going to bed early so you can get a good amount of sleep each night.

3. Meditate

One of the benefits of meditating before going to bed is that it calms your mind and ensures you sleep peaceful. Ensure you meditate before going to bed.

4. Ditch your gadgets

Studies have shown that the blue light emitted from our phones, laptops, TVs can disrupt our sleep cycles. Avoid using your gadgets just before going to bed as this actually wreak havoc on your rest.

5. Drink water

Avoid alcohol before going to bed and take water instead. Drinking water before going to bed means you’ll wake up hydrated and with a good night’s sleep under your belt.

6. Work out

Research has shown that working out can help you get a good night’s rest. Ensure you work out before hitting the sheets tonight.

7. Brush your teeth

Many people fail to brush their teeth before going to bed. The American Dental Association recommends you brush twice daily to avoid plaque and bacteria from building up and making your breath foul.