Do you find yourself feeling tired throughout the day, restless throughout the night, or just like your sleep patterns and habits aren't cutting it right now? Sleep has an impact on so many aspects of our health and wellbeing, including the function of our brain and energy levels. Quality sleep may be your next step in living a healthier life with MS.
If you want to improve your sleep habits, Above MS put together an article about getting a better night's rest. Whether or not you have MS, sleep is an important factor in your health, but it can be especially important when you have MS.
Check out the first couple of tips:
Stick to a schedule
Setting a sleep schedule could help get your body into the rhythm of going to bed at the same time and getting up at the same time every day. Train yourself to go to bed and wake up at a certain time every day. Before you know it, your body will get used to the schedule, and you’ll fall asleep faster without even realizing it.
Eat the right foods Diet may play more of a role in your quality of sleep than you think. For example, don’t drink coffee a few hours before you plan to go to bed. Certain foods might be beneficial to sleep, including milk. Please keep any dietary restrictions in mind, and ask your doctor if you have any questions about your diet. In our diet and nutrition section, you can find tips and techniques that may help you make healthy eating choices.