Sleep Disorders in Women (cont.)
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Self-Care at Home
Guidelines for better sleep hygiene
Sleep hygiene refers to habits and lifestyle that promote healthy sleep. Your health care provider will often recommend improved sleep hygiene.
Weight loss may help overweight, habitual, loud snorers. Alcohol and sedatives before bed may aggravate snoring. Also, avoid sleeping on your back. Taping a tennis ball to the back of your bedclothes may prevent you from sleeping on your back.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/29/2014
Gila Hertz, PhD, ABSM
Mary E Cataletto, MD
Anthony M Murro, MD
Mary L Windle, PharmD
Carmel Armon, MD, MHS, MSc
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