The holidays are over and it’s time to get back to work and school.
Arkansas, USA — If you’re struggling to get your sleep schedule on track for 2023, you’re not alone.
Baptist Health’s Dr. Upton Siddons says, on average, adults should get at least 7 hours of sleep per night, and children should get at least 8 to 10 hours of sleep.
Dr. Siddons said there’s really no way to get your sleep back.If you lose a few hours, your sleep is gone.So it’s important to get the best sleep you can each night.
Here are some tips on getting more sleep for adults and older children.
- Avoid coffee after lunch as the effects can last up to 8 hours
- Watch Your Screen Time Before Bed – Blue Light Actually Stimulates You
Now that schools have reopened, Dr. Siddons has some tips on how to get your kids to sleep better after late-night activities and practices.
“Establish a routine that doesn’t involve drugs or substances or anything like that, which means you usually go home after practice and eat like a snack, don’t drink large amounts of sugary drinks like Gatorade, take a warm shower It means that a bath or bath creates a signal to relax,” said Dr. Siddons.
He also suggests reading a book or listening to an audiobook to help the kids relax.
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