Written By REBECCA ENDICOTT
Sleep is a basic bodily function, so you’d think it would be easy.
For some people, maybe it is. However, millions of folks across the country struggle every day with a getting a solid night’s sleep. Why do we keep waking up in the middle of the night?
Insomnia is a complex topic, with about a million possible explanations.
From your health to environmental factors, there are a lot of potential reasons you aren’t getting your full eight hours.
There’s also a whole cottage industry of systems to help you sleep better, from relaxing yoga routines to heavy-duty medications.
In other words, we hear a lot about the things you should do, but aren’t as informed about activities you need to avoid.
We’re here to help. Below is a a comprehensive list of all the tempting things you shouldn’t do if you find yourself waking up in the night.
From checking your phone to hitting the head, here’s everything you should never do in the middle of the night.