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sleep hygiene

n
the habits conducive to getting the right amount and quality of sleep
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An actigraphic comparison of sleep restriction and sleep hygiene treatments for insomnia in older adults.
A treatment chapter gives sleep hygiene advice and offers background on medications, herbal remedies, psychotherapy, and alternative medicine methods such as hypnosis and acupuncture.
"Good Night Giants" is an excellent book and a handy parent tool to encourage good sleep hygiene practices.
The veterans received sleep hygiene counseling and oral prazosin at bedtime.
The patients were instructed to go to bed only when sleepy at night, to use the bed and bedroom only for sleep and sex (no TV viewing or reading), and to correct other sleep hygiene problems.
Delivered in 4 to 10 sessions, CBT-I typically includes assessment and monitoring of insomnia and sleep patterns, sleep restriction, stimulus control, sleep hygiene education, relaxation training, cognitive therapy, and relapse prevention.
In some people with these types of seizures, good sleep hygiene can lower or eliminate the frequency of seizures.
Sleep hygiene, relaxation training, and cognitive therapy improve sleep
Poor sleep hygiene can contribute to insomnia, and can lead to altered sleeping and waking time.
"Doing the work put certain issues to rest, and then I could sleep better." At the clinic, Rogoff got tips in "sleep hygiene" that helped her establish the balance she was seeking.
Some basics of "sleep hygiene" include: using your bed for sleep or sex only, which conditions you into knowing that when you are in bed, you're there to sleep; enacting a basic routine before bed; sticking to the same sleep schedule, even on weekends, and taking a warm shower before bed.
* Sleep hygiene: eating habits, comfort of bedroom or sleep environment, temperature, noise, and stress.