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Four Tips to Improve Your Sleep

Four Tips to Improve Your SleepFour Tips to Improve Sleep: According to a 2015 report in Sleep Medicine, about 19 percent of adults in the United States suffer from insomnia, or difficulty falling and staying asleep. If you are part of this 19 percent, you might be feeling sluggish during the day, and your family and friends might notice that you are irritable and tired.  Fortunately, there are simple changes you can make to improve your sleep and regain your energy.  Here, learn about four tricks that can get your sleep back on track.

Drink Cherry Juice- Consuming 100 percent tart cherry juice could provide your body with the nutrition it needs for proper sleep.  In 2012, researchers for the European Journal of Nutrition analyzed the impact of cherry juice on sleep.  Study participants consumed tart cherry juice every day for a week, and results indicated that they had higher melatonin levels after drinking the cherry juice. They also slept longer and had better sleep quality compared to individuals who took a placebo.

Make Exercise a Priority- Exercise might make you feel even more tired, but it could solve your sleep problems.  In a 2012 review in the Journal of Physiotherapy, researchers were interested in the impact of exercise on middle-aged and older adults who were struggling with sleep problems.  They analyzed the results of six different studies and found that participants who engaged in an exercise program experienced improved sleep quality when compared to individuals in a control group. They also fell asleep significantly faster and had less of a need for medication… Continue Reading >>>>