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Falling Asleep Is Good For A Healthy Life

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Falling asleep relaxes your mind and slows down the heartbeat, which eventually helps in the relaxation of your body. Besides having a good balanced diet and exercise, falling asleep plays an important role in boosting your productivity. However, falling asleep too much may lead to high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, and obesity.

Factors To Consider Before Going To Sleep:

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Avoid coffee before bed: It is a fact that coffee helps in enhancing energy and physical activity, but at the same time, it turns out to be bad for the nervous system. It also puts a pause on genuine body relaxation. Do not consume coffee for at least six hours before falling asleep, as it may turn out to be bad.

Stop Consuming Alcohol: 

Consuming alcohol before falling asleep may lead to an adverse effect on hormones as it often creates a symptom of insomnia. Moreover, you may feel low and sleepy throughout the day.

Bath Daily Before Falling Asleep:

If you take a bath daily before going to sleep, it will relax your Body and help you to sleep faster. Preferably if you take a bath in hot water, it will keep your mind relaxed as well as nourish your sleep.

Eat On Time: 

Always have your meal at least four hours before going to bed; it will help you to improve the quality of your sleep. Moreover, do not consume more than your diet at night as it may affect your internal part of the body.

Sleep/Wake On Time: 

If you do not sleep or wake up on time, you must start doing it because if you don’t, it will affect your brain drastically.

How To Improve Your Sleep?

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  • Before going to bed, you must give your body a warm-up for at least 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Avoid coffee and alcohol drinks late at night before going to bed.
  • If you are not getting good sleep, engage yourself in something like reading books, listening to music but don’t lie in bed awake.
  • We highly recommend you take a hot shower instead of a cold shower before falling asleep.

Meaning And Types Of Sleep Disorder

They are problems that occur while feeling asleep. It disturbs your general sleeping routines. Types of sleep disorders are:

  • Insomnia: The most common disorder that people experience nowadays is being unable to fall asleep.
  • Sleep apnea: This disorder is also known as a breathing disorder in which people are unable to breathe for more than 10 seconds during sleep.
  • Hypersomnia: The most common disorder that people experience nowadays is being unable to stay awake during the daytime.
  • Parasomnia: In this type of disorder, people generally act in an uncommon way like walking, talking, laughing while falling asleep.


Lastly, in order to stay fit and healthy, you must sleep at least 6 to 8 hrs a day. Moreover, falling asleep everywhere and anywhere is not good for your spinal cord and your brain.

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