Healthy Sleep

Healthy Sleep

The best way to get the right amount of sleep is to follow some simple guidelines every day. There are simple ways to help you get a good night's sleep while avoiding medications that have side effects. The following is advice on how to get started and maintain healthy sleep that is safe and beneficial to your health. Getting Started

Get Ready - Benefits of change, how to start healthy living, and special situations

Self Management - Understand and track your progress through use of various health tools

Caregiver Information - Caregiver resources and when to get additional help

Related Topics - Sleep disorders and sleep medication


Reviewed/Updated Date: January 2012
Clinical Advisory Board Sponsors: Karen M. Ott
Clinical Subject Matter Experts: Dr. Dana R. Epstein, Dr. Gail Powell-Cope, Dr. Joseph V. Agostini, Dr. Monica S. Horton
Patient Education Subject Matter Experts: Eileen Canzonetti, Karen M. Ott, Patricia Jost

Tip of the Day

Tip of Day

Take time to relax! Spend 20 minutes a day doing something that is relaxing and not work related. Try taking a walk, stretching, reading a book, or doing yoga. These activities can help you keep your energy level up and feel better longer than eating a candy bar, drinking a soda, or eating a bag of chips.

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