Skip the snacks.
While you may hear your stomach grumble late in the evening, giving in to your popcorn or ice cream craving won’t win you any brownie points in bed. Eating too soon before bed can cause acid reflux and stomach discomfort, making it hard to sleep, warns psychologist Dr. Yvonne Thomas. “Instead, try to avoid eating three hours before sleep,” she says. “Not only will your digestive system be better for this, but you will have one less thing to do that could interfere with you going to bed on time.”
Los Angeles Psychologist Dr. Yvonne Thomas, Ph.D., is offering individual counseling and relationship counseling services in the surrounding Los Angeles area. To read the full article “5 Ways to Gain Better Control of Your Sleep Habits” visit edit.sundayriley.com.