Does the quietest sound manage to wake you up during the night? If so, you may be a light sleeper.
Waking up during the night because of small changes may prevent you from getting enough deep sleep, a restorative phase in the sleep cycle. If you don’t get sufficient deep sleep, you may wake up feeling tired.
It’s not clear why some people are light sleepers and others ‘heavy’, but if you wake up during the night, making simple changes to your habits and routine may be all you need to sleep more soundly.
To do this, try to:
And if lack of sleep is affecting your daily life, always see a doctor.
Quote of the day
Happiness consists of getting enough sleep. Just that, nothing more.
Robert A Heinlein, author