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8 Crucial Mistakes You Should Avoid to Fix Sleep Problems

The feeling is all too familiar to many of us: after going to bed early and sleeping for no less than 8 hours, you still haven’t had enough sleep and feel tired. We often blame it on stress and the endless daily rush, but sometimes the causes of morning fatigue are quite different. We are […]

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The feeling is all too familiar to many of us: after going to bed early and sleeping for no less than 8 hours, you still haven’t had enough sleep and feel tired. We often blame it on stress and the endless daily rush, but sometimes the causes of morning fatigue are quite different.

We are going to tell you what prevents you from having a good night’s sleep.

8. No daily schedule

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Our lives go in accordance with the circadian rhythm (also known as the biological clock), which is a regular cycle of alternating sleepiness and alertness. Going to bed at a different time every night, we break this cycle, and this can result in drowsiness and fatigue. It’s well worth getting into the habit of going to bed at the same time every night.

7. Catching up on sleep at the weekend

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If you sleep 5-6 hours on weekdays, while the time spent in bed on weekends is twice as long, you – again – break your body’s biological rhythm. In addition to sleeping disorders, it is fraught with an increased risk of developing obesity, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. To avoid this, try not to vary your wake-up time by more than an hour.

6. Hitting the snooze button

15 more minutes wrested from your alarm clock won’t do you any good. Dozing off again, you might fall into the phase of deep sleep and feel even more tired upon awakening. It’s best to set your alarm for the time when you absolutely need to get up – and to train your willpower.

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