Alan Rudick, DO, a pulmonologist at Cleveland Clinic’s Respiratory Institute in Green said that not everybody is getting their sleep wisely. Dr. Rudick identified 10 common mistakes people make when trying to doze off.
Every night, millions of Americans toss and turn in a futile quest to get a good night’s sleep. Statistics show that as many as 60 million of us fail to get the full eight hours health experts recommend, due to stress, diet, our sedentary lifestyles and perhaps the two biggest culprits: TV and social media.
It’s Monday night—well, technically Tuesday morning. And I’m trying not to look at the alarm clock. It’s illuminated red numbers, which have long slipped into the single digits, are taunting me. A glowing reminder that I am awake despite all of my efforts to the contrary.
A few months ago during one of our weekly library trips, Austin perused the new nonfiction section and brought home “Why We Sleep” by Matthew Walker. For the next few weeks, I was bombarded with all kinds of sleep knowledge, some of which I would rather not have known.