Meaning of sleep hygiene in English:

sleep hygiene


mass noun
  • Habits and practices that are conducive to sleeping well on a regular basis.

    ‘sleep hygiene is the key to sweet dreams’
    • ‘During this time the person is taught how to practice good sleep hygiene.’
    • ‘Diet is also key in developing good sleep hygiene.’
    • ‘Practice good sleep hygiene: avoid using alcohol in the evening.’
    • ‘Sleep hygiene is really the development of good sleep habits.’
    • ‘Aging also plays a role in sleep and sleep hygiene.’
    • ‘Physicians frequently tried to educate patients about exercise, weight loss, diet, and sleep hygiene.’
    • ‘In other words, it is not clear whether less knowledge about sleep hygiene contributes to students' poor sleep quality.’
    • ‘If improving your sleep hygiene isn't enough, there are several herbal remedies available.’
    • ‘In a survey of more than 900 students that assessed their knowledge of proper sleep hygiene, the average correct response rate was approximately 50%.’
    • ‘General skills of assertiveness, time-management and sleep hygiene are considered along with a valuable chapter regarding developing a personal blueprint for longer-term coping.’
    • ‘However, the findings also suggest that some aspects of sleep hygiene (e.g. promoting regular sleep-wake schedules) need to be emphasized more than others.’
    • ‘The worst offender is poor sleep hygiene.’
    • ‘Good sleep hygiene is also important.’
    • ‘For most people, avoiding daytime naps, avoiding stimulants such as caffeine and nicotine, and avoiding alcohol just prior to bedtime are all part of good sleep hygiene.’
    • ‘Similarly, sleep hygiene and chronobiological treatments should be integrated in the treatment of major depression.’
    • ‘Basic sleep hygiene rules are really common sense when you think about them.’
    • ‘If no treatable cause is found, patients should receive advice that focuses on sleep hygiene to promote healthy, natural sleep.’
    • ‘Therapy should include exercise, diet, good sleep hygiene, antidepressants, and other medications, depending on the patient's presentation.’
    • ‘Sleep hygiene maximizes sleep habits that facilitate normal sleep, particularly sleep initiation, sleep continuity and length of sleep.’
    • ‘Good sleep hygiene means getting into the right mental and physical frame of mind for bed, so avoid alcohol, tea and coffee after 6pm; have a warm bath near bedtime; don't do too much exercise in the evening; get a massage regularly.’