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4 surprising ways to improve your sleep

Ditch your smartphones if you wish to have a goodnights sleep.

Written by Shriya Sinha | Published : February 22, 2019 7:21 PM IST



Sleeping on stomach – Many of us sleep on our stomach, but it is not good for your eyes. Sleeping in this position may cause fluid retention and prohibits blood circulation to the area under your eyes.



Do the downward dog Yoga is a great way to calm the restless mind and nervous system and balance the endocrine system. The gentle poses and deep-breathing helps to reduce stress levels, improve blood flow, keep the body in balance that makes it easier to fall asleep.  Also Read - 5 Advantages Of Robotic Knee Replacement Surgery



Your snoring partner: A snoring partner or bedmate result in disrupting your sleep and a regular pattern can also result in chronic sleep deprivation, depression, heart disease and relationship problems. A possible solution can be that you after saying goodnight rather than turning the other side of the bed, you can go to the other room.



Ditch your smartphone: Smartphones before bedtime can affect your sleep and induce insomnia. Your gadgets emit a blue-light that negatively impacts sleep. It stimulates the brain into thinking that the sun is out which makes it tougher to fall asleep. This discourages the body to produce sleep inducing melatonin at bedtime. Try using the night switch app which uses warmer light to combat this effect. You should also try to put your phone on a do not disturb mode.