Newsletter

Stay up to date on all things sleep. Sign up and we’ll send you the latest news, resources, scientific breakthroughs, events, tips, and much more.

Sleep Tips Overview

Sleep Tips Overview

Sleep Tips Overview
Transcript

People often ask me about tips to sleep better. And I go back to basics. It's kind of boring, but it's very necessary. The body likes routine. It likes to eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It likes to have adequate fluid. It likes its vitamins. It likes its exercise. It also really likes to sleep, but it wants to go to bed at the same time and wake up at the same time. It doesn't care about Saturday, Sundays, or Christmas or new years, the body doesn't know any better. It likes routine. So one of the things to do to train yourself to sleep better is to pick a wake time and pick a sleep time. What's easier to control is wake time because you know, when the alarm goes off at 6:00 AM, you'll wake up. You don't necessarily know when you'll go to bed or when you will fall asleep after you've gone to bed. So if you know that in general, you need eight hours of sleep and you have to get up at six because you need to get ready to go to work. You need to count backward from there. So eight hours, 6:00 AM. You need to go to bed at 10:00 PM.

Related Videos

Sleep Tips Overview

Biological Implications

Conclusion

Early Birds & Night Owls

Effects of Sleep Deprivation

Falling Asleep and Circadian Rhythm

How Much Sleep Do We Need?

Medication Effects

Shift Work Disorder

Sleep Deficit

Sleep Deprivation Overview

Stages of Sleep

Doctor Profile

Jyotsna Sahni, MD

Sleep Medicine

  • Certified in Sleep Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Certified in Obesity Medicine by the American Board of Obesity Medicine

Doctor Profile

Jyotsna Sahni, MD

Sleep Medicine

  • Certified in Sleep Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Certified in Obesity Medicine by the American Board of Obesity Medicine

Doctor Profile

Jyotsna Sahni, MD

Sleep Medicine

  • Certified in Sleep Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Certified in Obesity Medicine by the American Board of Obesity Medicine

Doctor Profile

Jyotsna Sahni, MD

Sleep Medicine

  • Certified in Sleep Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Certified in Obesity Medicine by the American Board of Obesity Medicine

Doctor Profile

Jyotsna Sahni, MD

Sleep Medicine

  • Certified in Sleep Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Certified in Obesity Medicine by the American Board of Obesity Medicine

Doctor Profile

Jyotsna Sahni, MD

Sleep Medicine

  • Certified in Sleep Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Certified in Obesity Medicine by the American Board of Obesity Medicine

Doctor Profile

Jyotsna Sahni, MD

Sleep Medicine

  • Certified in Sleep Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Certified in Obesity Medicine by the American Board of Obesity Medicine

Doctor Profile

Jyotsna Sahni, MD

Sleep Medicine

  • Certified in Sleep Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Certified in Obesity Medicine by the American Board of Obesity Medicine

Doctor Profile

Jyotsna Sahni, MD

Sleep Medicine

  • Certified in Sleep Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Certified in Obesity Medicine by the American Board of Obesity Medicine

Doctor Profile

Jyotsna Sahni, MD

Sleep Medicine

  • Certified in Sleep Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Certified in Obesity Medicine by the American Board of Obesity Medicine

Doctor Profile

Jyotsna Sahni, MD

Sleep Medicine

  • Certified in Sleep Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Certified in Obesity Medicine by the American Board of Obesity Medicine

Doctor Profile

Jyotsna Sahni, MD

Sleep Medicine

  • Certified in Sleep Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Certified in Obesity Medicine by the American Board of Obesity Medicine

Doctor Profile

Jyotsna Sahni, MD

Sleep Medicine

  • Certified in Sleep Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Certified in Obesity Medicine by the American Board of Obesity Medicine