KEEP REG­U­LAR BED­TIMES AND WAK­ING TIMES:

Carmarthen Journal - - Health & Lifestyle -

“Our bod­ies love rou­tine and fol­low a cir­ca­dian rhythm,” says Dr Pru­dence Knight, on­line GP at Push Doc­tor (push­doc­tor.co.uk). “This is driven by hor­mone lev­els which vary through­out the day.

“Go to bed and get up at the same time ev­ery day,” she ad­vises, “in­clud­ing the week­ends – and don’t nap. It can take sev­eral weeks for a sleep sched­ule to take ef­fect, but the ma­jor­ity of peo­ple end up with a good pat­tern.”

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