TEN THINGS TO AVOID BEFORE GOING TO SLEEP

TEN THINGS TO AVOID BEFORE GOING TO SLEEP

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TEN THINGS TO AVOID BEFORE GOING TO SLEEP

In this article, I am going to tell you ten things to avoid before going to sleep. If one does not get a good sleep, tosses and turns during sleep, it is not good for body. It is fact that poor sleep results in weight gain and immune compromised as well. Tired and weakened body can not proved good sleep. In order to have a good and tranquil sleep you should follow the below instructions.

10. Avoid Alcohol 

ten things to avoid before going to sleep
ten things to avoid before going to sleep

Alcohol is strictly prohibited in Major religions in the world including Islam. Although  few glasses of alcohol put anyone to sleep, but the fact is that alcohol only makes anyone drowsy or pass out. After consuming alcohol, it is useless to expect to have a good sleep.

9. Avoid eating Red meat

ten things to avoid before going to sleep
ten things to avoid before going to sleep

Red meat takes very long time to digest as it is filled with proteins and fats. If one eats meat before sleeping, his/her body will be busy whole the night trying to digest it. It will result in uneasiness or cramping. Our body also needs rest when we go to bed after hard work of the day. Therefore it is strongly suggested not to eat red meat before going to sleep.

8. Avoid Ice-Cream 

ten things to avoid before going to sleep
ten things to avoid before going to sleep

Ice-cream can have adverse effect when eaten just before going to bed. The fat contained by ice-cream cannot easily be digested. Eating sugary food before bedtime causes nightmares and discomfort as well. Ice-cream has a lot of sugar that makes us stay up late.

7. Fried food

ten things to avoid before going to sleep
ten things to avoid before going to sleep

We should abstain from eating fried food before going to bed. Fried food like French fries and chips are high in saturated fats. These fats take a long time to digest. After eating fried food it becomes difficult to have a tranquil sleep. You will feel discomfort after eating fried foods.

6.Do not stare at screens or monitors

ten things to avoid before going to sleep
ten things to avoid before going to sleep (Courtesy: Jim Craigmyle.Corbis)

Almost all people like to watch their favourite TV shows and films in bed. Some people like to browse the information in a laptop. It has been proved that blue light of some similar device radiate bad affects on our brain. While doing this our brain cannot relax and realize that the body has time to sleep. It results in poor sleep. We cannot sleep well. It is better to read the book rather than staring on screen. It possesses no. 6 in this list of ten things to avoid before going to sleep.

5.Emotional excitement

ten things to avoid before going to sleep
ten things to avoid before going to sleep

Emotional excitement is a great setback between your tranquil sleep and you. It will never help you to relax before sleeping. Do not read exciting books and do not watch exciting movies before going to bed. Try to not pay attention to any irritant. Try to read an interesting book and have a tasty herbal tea or hot tub. These things will help you to have a calm and tranquil sleep. try to not weep before going to sleep. It possesses no. 5 in this list of ten things to avoid before going to sleep.

4.Cardio load

ten things to avoid before going to sleep
ten things to avoid before going to sleep

If you are habitual of exercising before going to bed, avoid this. Gym activities are good for your health and body but surely not good before going to bed. Heart beat quickens due to exercise in gym. It becomes hard for our body to calm down while going to bed just after exercise. Exercise should be completed three hours before bed time. Try to not overload yourself in evening with hard and long workouts. It possesses no. 4 in this list of ten things to avoid before going to sleep.

3.Caffeine

ten things to avoid before going to sleep
ten things to avoid before going to sleep

Caffeine is found in tea, coffee and sometimes in chocolates. It gives us cheerfulness. These drinks make us overexcited. It depends upon how much caffeine our body can afford or handle. Do not take tea or any above mentioned thing before going to bed. If you want to take then try to take few hours before going to bed. Because it is must for our body to get rest and calm down before going to bed. It possesses no. 3 in this list of ten things to avoid before going to sleep.

2.Work till late

ten things to avoid before going to sleep
ten things to avoid before going to sleep

Try to not perform work before going to bed. If you have an important meeting in the morning or have to work throughout week, it is good to do some work in advance rather than doing it in late hours. Let your brain rest at least an hour before going to bed. Be calm and tranquil and do not think of your work when you are in bed. It possesses no. 2 in this list of ten things to avoid before going to sleep.

1.Eating foods high in fat

ten things to avoid before going to sleep
ten things to avoid before going to sleep

The foods high in fat strongly load on our stomach. While sleeping it becomes difficult for stomach to digest all type of foods. Stomach has to work more when we are sleeping. For processing of fatty foods, our body spends a lot of energy. Before going to bed, all types of ice creams and fast food should be avoided. All these make us feel sluggish. It possesses no. 1 in this list of ten things to avoid before going to sleep.