MOSCOW, November 12 - RIA Novosti. Neurologist Vladislav Elinevsky told on the air of the MIR 24 TV channel how to ensure a good night's sleep.
“Stay awake during the day if it prevents you from falling asleep at night. Sleeping during the day is likely to shorten your night's sleep. There are people who need to lie down for at least 20 minutes, but they usually have no problem sleeping at night. it is advisable not to do anything in bed - not to lie down, not to read. It is important to maintain a certain level of physical activity during the day. If the body is not tired enough, has not exhausted its energy, it will be bad to sleep, "Elinevsky said.
According to him, three to four hours before bedtime, active physical exercises, heavy meals should be avoided, the lights should be dimmed and irritants should be removed before going to bed.
The neurologist added that it is important to go to bed and get up at the same time, as well as sleep in the same place and in approximately the same position.
"If sleep does not come, you can try to relax, imagine that you are lying on the seashore, think about something pleasant, strain a little and relax your muscles. If there is no feeling of sleepiness, you do not need to go to bed at this moment. You need to try to provoke this feeling in yourself. ", - he concluded.