Not able to sleep properly-Find out what’s making you sleepless

Published on June 11, 2015 by HWC

Many habits may keep you wake-up in the night. Inadequate hours of sleep will lead to sleep depression and lead to various health issues.


Stress caused due to work or financial or relationship problems will trigger neuro transmitters, which keep your brain active and awake.


Nicotine, soda, caffeinated tea, chocolate and coffee are stimulants that persist in your body for up to four hours after consuming. These will increase your heart beat and keep you stay awake.

Cold feet

Lack of circulation to your cold and frigid feet can make you stay up all over the night. Try slipping on fleece socks to enhance circulation and keep you stay warm.


Headache, backache, and other joint pain can make you feel restless over the night. If you are experiencing lack of sleep due to such problem, then it is better to talk to your doctor.

Improper Bedtime routine

Having a structured bed time will make you sleep for adequate hours of time. It is good to brush your teeth and wash your face before you go to bed.

Drinking lot of fluids

Most people drink a glass of water before going bed. But, in taking too many liquids before going to bed will make you run to the bathroom throughout the night.

Sitting in front of television or computer

Chemical called melatonin present in the body helps us to sleep easily. But, we won’t get sleep easily when we sit in front of the television or mobile.

Snacking or eating too full

Have dinner too late in the evening or eat full tummy is the bad habit that probably makes you feel restless. Eating too much of food close to your bedtime make your digestive system work overtime.

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