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15 Worst Things to Do When You’re Awake at Night

Best Life Logo By Emerald Catron of Best Life | Slide 1 of 16: You might think of a bad night's sleep as little more than an annoyance that will make your day a little harder to get through. However, a few bad nights of sleep can have far more serious side effects in the long-term. Research suggests that skimping on sleep can significantly increase a person's risk of becoming obese, while a study published by the Sleep Research Society reveals that those nights spent tossing and turning may actually shave precious years off your life.If you find yourself tossing and turning after night, you're not alone in your misery. Difficulty sleeping through the night is a problem that affects nearly a third of the adult population in the United States. However, just because you're suffering through sleepless nights doesn't mean there's something wrong with your body; in fact, many of the habits that we engage in to relax ourselves before bed could be the very reasons we're starting at the ceiling all night long. We've rounded up the worst things to do when you're awake at night, so if you're having a hard time sleeping, try nixing these bedtime busters from your usual routine. And when you want to get a better night's rest every night of the week, start with the 20 Nighttime Habits Guaranteed to Help You Sleep Better!

15 worst things to do when you’re awake at night

You might think of a bad night's sleep as little more than an annoyance that will make your day a little harder to get through. However, a few bad nights of sleep can have far more serious side effects in the long-term. Research suggests that skimping on sleep can significantly increase a person's risk of becoming obese, while a study published by the Sleep Research Society reveals that those nights spent tossing and turning may actually shave precious years off your life.If you find yourself tossing and turning after night, you're not alone in your misery. Difficulty sleeping through the night is a problem that affects nearly a third of the adult population in the United States. However, just because you're suffering through sleepless nights doesn't mean there's something wrong with your body; in fact, many of the habits that we engage in to relax ourselves before bed could be the very reasons we're starting at the ceiling all night long. We've rounded up the worst things to do when you're awake at night, so if you're having a hard time sleeping, try nixing these bedtime busters from your usual routine. And when you want to get a better night's rest every night of the week, start with the 20 Nighttime Habits Guaranteed to Help You Sleep Better!
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