Health Tip: Feeling Sleepy at College?10/19/10
(HealthDay News) -- Between studying and socializing at all
hours, college students often struggle with a lack of sleep and
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers these
- Don't rely on caffeine, nicotine and other stimulants, as they
can impact your sleep even hours later.
- Create a good environment for sleep, such as turning off bright
lights and drowning out loud noise.
- Schedule waking and bedtime hours, and stick to your schedule
during the week and on weekends.
- Talk to a doctor if you have trouble falling asleep or staying
- Avoid staying up all night to study.
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