A warm soaking bath will help you sleep

Women have already discovered this but men are probably not as familiar with soaking in a warm bath.

Men also have more problems sleeping and it seems that they just simply do not realize or know that they need more sleep than they are getting. Every person has their own individual sleep needs. Most adults need on average between 7 to 8 hours of sleep each night to be alert and well rested.

Men more that women do not get this much sleep on a consistent basis. Below are warning signs of not getting enough sleep:

• Difficult time paying attention in meetings.
• Using an alarm clock in order to wake up on time.
• Option of sleeping in later is not available

A man’s job usually demands so much time that there is little room left for sleep. The pressure of a job affects sleep for both men and women. Your body wants to rest, but your mind does not shut off. You need to leave your work at work which is easier said than done. You need time away from work so that both your body and mind to relax. Boundaries need to be set to protect your own personal free time.

This will really be hard if you work from home. The list of things that need to be done is extremely long and endless. But one of the best remedies is a warm bath before bedtime. It is a great stress reliever and women have known that for years.

If poor sleep habits continue men stop taking care of themselves. They stop eating or exercising. They sometimes abuse alcohol and drugs. Men often become depressed and there are statistics that show that men are over 4 times more likely as women to commit suicide.

Most men refuse getting help from a counselor. Men also tend to use large amounts of alcohol, nicotine, and caffeine which can all affect sleep.

Try to avoid sleeping in on the weekend or on your days off to catch up on lost sleep. Better to go to bed earlier at night when you are tired. There are many health problems that can cause insomnia, so if you’re sleeping problems last for more than over two weeks, make an appointment to get a physical from your family doctor.

In order to find relief from your sleeping problems and be healthier on the whole, there are a few tips on things that can be helpful to your health while you are trying to solve your sleep problems. A well-used and healthy body usually has little trouble with sleep. Exercise is a natural health aid for everyone and encourages your body as well as your brain to rest as it should. Taking good care of yourself is the best sleeping aid you can find.

So, yes, bathing will help with sleep. If you are a man and feel stressed out and can’t sleep – take a clue from your wife, soak in a warm bath.