En­joy a bed­time story

First For Women - - Health -

We’re fac­ing what Dr. Chat­ter­jee calls a “sleep-de­pri­va­tion epi­demic.” “The ma­jor­ity of sleep prob­lems I see are caused by end-of-day ‘emo­tional com­mo­tion’ that makes it harder for the body to wind down,” he says. His tip to sync into sleep mode: Avoid watch­ing stim­u­lat­ing tele­vi­sion dra­mas be­fore bed and curl up with a paper­back in­stead. Re­search shows peo­ple who read in the evening fall asleep 28% faster.

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