The 6 Things You Should Always Avoid Before Bedtime

The 6 Things You Should Always Avoid Before Bedtime

Been tossing and turning lately? Not getting enough time in dreamland can lead to weight gain, weaken the immune system, and make you feel foggy the next day. If you’re constantly having trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, avoid doing these six things before hitting the hay.

| Eating Greasy or High-Fat Foods

Greasy, heavy fatty foods not only make you feel sluggish the next morning, but also make your stomach work overtime to digest all that food, causing discomfort that can make it difficult to sleep. Stay away from fast food, ice cream, and these other foods right before bed.

| Staring at a Screen

Surfing the web on your laptop or iPad in bed is what many people do right before saying goodnight, but the blue light these devices emit stimulates the brain, making it harder for the body to unwind, relax, and sense that it’s time for bed. Even