We all have our very own internal body clocks, and that can easily be disrupted if our mental or physical health is compromised.
While it's not uncommon to wake up naturally in the middle of the night, oftentimes there's an underlying reason that you're not getting enough shut eye.
Bedtime is when your body recharges for the next day, but when we wake up, that energy cycle is interrupted, putting your overall health at risk.
If you're having trouble falling asleep between 9:00 p.m and 11:00 p.m, or wake up sometime between 11:00 p.m and 7:00 a.m, keep reading to see what you can do to get your best night's sleep.
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Do you have trouble sleeping before the clock strikes midnight? This is actually very common, and it doesn't have to do with you being a night owl.
People who report having difficulty falling asleep between 9:00 p.m and 11:00 p.m tend to be overly stressed. It's likely that your metabolism has slowed down and your brain's amygdala is working overtime. This area of your brain is responsible for the fight or flight response.
Participate in some relaxation exercises before you sleep to calm your mind and increase oxygen flow in your body.
That what you need to do if you're having trouble falling asleep. What if you're waking up at a certain time during the night?