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The following tips may be able to help you get to sleep and stay asleep long enough to achieve some much-needed rest.

Stick to a regular schedule throughout the day:
  • Go to bed and get up at the same time each day — even on weekends and days off work
  • Don’t sleep in, even if you didn’t sleep well
  • Keep a regular eating, exercise and medication schedule
  • Avoid naps, especially after 3 p.m.

Watch what you eat and drink late in the day:
  • Don’t consume alcohol or caffeine within six hours of going to bed
  • Don’t use nicotine during the evening or night
  • Eat a light snack before bed so that you don’t go to bed hungry. Avoid large meals close to bed-time

Make your bedroom a room for sleep:
  • Use your bedroom just for sleep. Use another room to watch television, read, and do other activities.
  • Don’t fall asleep in a room other than your bedroom.
  • Make sure your bedroom is quiet, dark, and at a comfortable temperature.
  • Make sure your bed and pillows are comfortable.

For more general sleep tips, see the following resource: Intermountain Fact Sheet on Sleep Habits
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