My sleep: What have you learned?

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Question 1. True or False: It’s okay to watch TV in bed if it helps you to relax because this will help you sleep better.

True

False

False: You should only use your bed for sleeping. Studies have found that having a TV in the bedroom actually leads to less sleep.

Question 2. True or False: The best way to manage fatigue is to take a nap until your fatigue goes away.

True

False

False: Managing fatigue may be different for everyone. The best approach for you may include both physical and relaxation strategies.

Question 3. True or False: Losing sleep at night makes people feel more pain the next day.

True

False

True: Studies have shown this is true in both humans and animals.

Question 4. True or False: The amount of light that you are exposed to can affect your sleep.

True

False

True: Light is an important factor that regulates your sleep. Maximizing the amount of natural light in the morning can help your brain produce more melatonin. Limiting the amount of light in the hour or two before your bedtime will help your brain and body wind down for sleep.

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Last updated: May 2nd 2016