8 Surprising Sleep Stealers

Fifty to seventy million U.S. adults have trouble sleeping. Avoid these culprits to get a better night's rest.

By Sheryl Kraft
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And maybe you can't sleep because you're growing older, just like your joints are getting creaky because you're getting older. (I've heard that older people don't feel the need of sleep as much.) And there's nothing you can do about that.

chrijeff50@hotmail.com on 2015-03-04 11:54:14

New research has shown that sleeping pills like Ambien may contribute to dementia in
older adults, The same is true for benadryl and most other commonly used allergy products.
L.Felton

imaginel_2000@yahoo.com on 2015-03-04 09:31:13

Merely a matter of opinion. I doubt very much that most of these affect the majority of people. 90% of the world's population sleep in clutter. Too many houses are too small for the amount of humans even! Why does every written thing seem to focus on the few people who are excessive or ridiculous?! How many people have the time or the water or the bathtub even to take long baths frequently? How many stupid people are there who would be exercising just before bedtime? And that nonsense about blue light and optic nerve is for people who are not conditioned to sleeping in bright light or any light at all. All gadgets these days turn their lights off automatically and TVs have sleep timers. If light is going to affect your optic nerve to prevent sleep then ALL light will. I think more people would fall asleep with their hand in the snack/cookie/sweet jar and crumbs all over them if they could afford to or weren't afraid of insects and nightmares.

gnchrist@yahoo.com on 2015-03-03 14:08:49

A good cup of tea always relaxes me and helps me get in a good nights rest.

HelenGivens2014 on 2015-03-03 07:27:36

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