Sleep hygiene is a term used to describe good sleep habits, that is things you can do to give yourself the best chance of a good refreshing sleep. Most of these things are common sense but in the hustle and bustle of modern life are often neglected. Here are some "Dos" and "Don'ts" to help you get a good night's sleep. If you’re having trouble sleeping, attention to some of these simple things may help.
Many sleeping problems are due to bad habits built up over a long period. You won't fix sleeping problems in one night; persevere with good sleep habits and sleep should get better. Different things may work for you, find out what works and stick with it. Above all, don't obsess about your sleep problems, one poor night's sleep is not a problem. Just return to your good sleep habits the next night. However, if despite good sleep habits you still have difficulty, then see your doctor as something else may be disturbing your sleep.