Trouble Sleeping? An Expert Says to Avoid These 5 Foods If You Want to Sleep Like a Baby Tonight
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, "More than a third of American adults are not getting enough sleep on a regular basis." A lack of sleep can impair your alertness and concentration, can increase your risk for health problems like high blood pressure, and can even make you gain weight, according to WebMD.
Determining the reason behind your sleep deprivation can be difficult, which is why we spoke to Alon Avidan, MD, MPH, director of the UCLA Sleep Disorders Center for tips on how to improve your sleep beginning tonight. Dr. Avidan explained that simply watching what you consume in the hours leading up to your bedtime can make all the difference when it comes to the quality of your sleep. If you're tired of waking up groggy, continue reading to found out the foods and products that are more than likely messing with your sleep.