Do you frequently feel sluggish and groggy in the morning, even after a good night’s sleep? It’s a frustrating situation, but there may be a simple explanation: you don’t get enough sleep. Poor sleep quality can impair concentration, worsen your mood, and has even been linked to an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
It’s simple to realise you’re not getting enough sleep. Understanding why that sleep isn’t restful is more difficult, but it is certainly doable. Continue reading to learn the symptoms of sleep deprivation, what may be causing your poor sleep quality, and how to improve it.
Improving your sleep hygiene may be all that is required to improve your sleep quality. Sleep hygiene, like dental hygiene, involves practising healthy behaviours that help you get enough sleep on a consistent basis.
What Causes Poor Sleep Quality?
Your poor sleep quality could be caused by a variety of factors. Poor sleep hygiene, stress, sleep apnoea, or another chronic health issue or sleep disturbance are all possible causes.
The infographic below by EZ Living Interiors takes a further look into improving sleep quality and the importance of having a quality mattress.
Infographic Source: https://www.ezliving-interiors.ie/