Sleep well? These are the 4 conditions that you really have to adhere to
Nobody gets happy by half a nights sleep When it comes to sleep, we know that a fresh bed always sleeps nicer than a bed that actually needs to be changed. But does that really promote sleep?
Nobody is happy with half a night's sleep
When it comes to sleep, we know that a fresh bed always sleeps better than a bed that actually needs to be changed. But does that really promote sleep? According to the National Sleep Foundation, an American sleep institute, there are four guidelines for the perfect night's sleep.
So you sleep a lot better from now on.
The foundation compared 277 (!) Different sleep studies and then concluded that there are four guidelines that you should really adhere to if you want a good night's sleep.
- You should really sleep 85 percent of the time you spend in bed. Keeping a good Netflix session in bed is therefore not advisable.
- Once you are in bed, you should fall asleep within half an hour. Are you older than 65? Then it's okay if you take an hour.
- Do you wake up in the middle of the night and it takes longer than five minutes for you to fall asleep again? Then you don't sleep deep enough. People over 65 can wake up for five minutes twice a night. Unfortunately, the researchers don't tell you how you can get into that deep sleep.
- You should not be awake for more than 20 minutes between the moment you fall asleep in the evening and get up again in the morning.
Do you not meet the above points? Then you do not immediately have to call the doctor for a consultation. You only have to worry if you feel sleepy during the day, if you are irritable and if you cannot concentrate properly.