Importance of Getting Enough Sleep

Studies have shown getting enough sleep has many positive impacts on your body. Not only does it help you feel better, it also decreases your risk of many diseases such as diabetes, depression, and inflammation. A good night’s rest can improve your concentration, memory, mood, and supports a healthy immune system.

Here are a few tips to improve the quality of your sleep:

TV icon Limit blue light — Do not be on electronics for one hour prior to going to sleep

Light icon Limit light when sleeping. If you sleep during the day, consider black out curtains

Meal icon Do not eat big meals before bed

Apple icon Do not go to bed hungry

Coffee icon Do not consume caffeine or alcohol prior to bed

Noise icon Limit noise when sleeping

ZZZ icon Eliminate or limit naps

Clock icon Stick to a sleep schedule