Health Tip: When Lifestyle Disrupts Sleep
(HealthDay News) -- Getting enough sleep is essential for good health, but there are lifestyle choices that can get in the way.
The American Psychological Association mentions these factors that can affect sleep:
Stress at work, school, at home or with family.
Exercising late in the day or engaging in mentally strenuous activities just before bed.
Drinking caffeinated or alcoholic beverages in the evening or afternoon.
Lack of a consistent bedtime and waking schedule.
Being a shift worker or traveling.
An uncomfortable (too hot or too cold, too bright, too noisy) room.
Being woken by children or your partner.
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