Watch Eating and Drinking Before Bedtime

Pharmacy Times, Volume 0, 0

Research has shown that eatingtoo close to bedtime can impedesleep. Sleep experts have recommendedthat individuals finish eatingat least 2 to 3 hours before their usualbedtime. They said that eating ordrinking too much may make individualsless comfortable when settlingdown for bed. The experts suggestedthe following:

  • Avoid a heavy meal too close to bedtime
  • Stay away from spicy foods because they may cause heartburn
  • Restrict fluids too close to bedtime to prevent nighttime awakenings to use the bathroom