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Sleep Disorders

12 Tips for Getting Healthy Sleep

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Keep a regular sleep schedule


Exercise, but not too close to bedtime


Avoid caffeine, nicotine and alcohol


Avoid large meals and beverages late at night


Avoid certain medications


Don't take naps after 3 p.m.


Do a relaxing activity before bed


Take a hot bath before bed


Create a good sleep environment


Make sure you get sunlight exposure


Don't lie awake


Seek medical help


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