Do you know, every one of us spend about a third of our lives asleep. Sleep is essential as food. It is an essential part of our lives as eating, drinking and breathing. For maintaining good mental and physical health, we need 7-8 hours a day sleep.
Poor sleep can increase the risk of having poor health, less sleep can increase the risk of forgetfulness, memory loss, mental problems such as depression, stress, anxiety, OCD etc. According to leading psychiatrist in Bhopal, Dr. Satyakant Trivedi, like mental health issues, Sleep disorders can be treated and visiting a psychiatrist earlier is crucial.
Here are four simple things to consider you to help HEAL poor sleep:
As far as sleep is concerned, where you sleep is important. Many people has weak sleep and he/she may be disturbed, if environment is not good. Watching TV, playing games and eating on bed also affects sleep quality. Dr. Satyakant Trivedi advice is to keep a sleep diary, if anyone is having sleeping problems.
According to various studies and reports, what you eat and drink can affect your sleep. Many people has habit of eating too late in the night and drink coffee or tea in the night. Alcohol might help some of us to get to sleep, but it reduces the quality of sleep continuously. In your lifestyle, Yoga, exercise, proper diet must be there to improve the quality of sleep and sleeping hours.
As, you already know, poor health affects sleep and vice versa. If you are suffering from mental illness such as depression, OCD, Schizophrenia, stress, anxiety etc., you must consult a psychiatrist near you. Many times, if you have physical problems, your sleep affects.
If you have sleep problems, psychiatrist in Bhopal suggests that taking healthy and fresh fruits and vegetables helps you to take good quality sleep in the night. Seasonal fruits and vegetables must be prioritized to keep yourself active and strong.
Often basic techniques can improve your sleep. If you find that these basic techniques are not sufficient to provide you good sleep, consult a psychiatrist, so that he/she can address the problem and suggest you proper medication / therapy which is effective for you.