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Health Tip: Kick Bad Sleep Habits

Are they ruining your night?

(HealthDay News) -- If you can't sleep, a few bad habits could be the issue.

The National Sleep Foundation mentions these sleep-stealing practices:

  • Having caffeine within six hours of bed.
  • Drinking alcohol before bed, which makes your sleep lighter.
  • Having a large meal or snack just before bed.
  • Getting insufficient exercise. Keeping fit boosts energy and generally helps you fall asleep faster and more soundly.
  • Having a TV, smartphone or computer in the bedroom.
  • Sleeping in late during weekends.

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