Are you interested in getting the best night’s sleep ever? Do you want to learn more about what good sleep hygiene is and what might interfere with a good night’s sleep? If so, you’re in the right place.
The infographic below will give you the lowdown on getting the perfect night’s sleep. You’ll learn a lot more about sleep, and actual stats on how we tend to sleep.
Did you know, for example, that 10% of Americans suffer from chronic insomnia? Or that insomnia is twice as likely to affect women as it is to affect men? That’s just a smattering of the information that you’ll learn if you check out the infographic.
All of the information is evidence-based so you only get real facts, not something cooked up by the denizens of the internet. You’ll learn:
· About historical sleep trends: Believe it or not, sleep was so important in ancient times that it was worshipped as a god.
· More about the different sleep stages: The body goes through several distinct stages during sleep. If it doesn’t get through the full cycle, you’re not getting a restful nights sleep.
· The right amount of sleep: Most adults need between seven and eight hours a night. The amount that you need depends on your age.
· Daily naps: Naps, when approached correctly, can be a valuable part of your sleep routine.
· The reality of sleep duration worldwide: How much do people really sleep? What are the numbers globally?
· How to improve sleep quantity and quality: If you’ve been short of shut-eye, skip to this section to help improve your sleep straight away.
· Things to avoid to improve sleep: We all know that caffeine is a no-no before bedtime. Did you know that acidic food can also keep you awake, though?
· How technology affects sleep: There’s bad news for tech-heads. Too much artificial light affects your sleep quantity and quality. It’s not just the excitement of watching your favorite show that keeps you awake – the light from the screen does too.
· Sleep disorders: There are around ninety different sleep disorders. Find out which are most commonly experienced.
· Sleep facts about children: Find out what sleep means for your kids.
· Myths about sleep: Do you wake a sleepwalker or leave them alone? Find out the truth about common sleep myths.
I think that’s enough preamble, let’s get to the infographic itself.