Reasons Why You Wake Up Tired—And How To Fix Them

If you're getting sleep but are still not rested there are some easy tricks you can try to get back on track. Here are our top ideas.

Waking up groggy isn’t uncommon, and it’s usually remedied with a shower, cup of coffee, or exercise. However, waking up tired is different and is often the result of poor-quality sleep.

Alcohol may help you fall asleep faster, it disrupts the normal sleep stages your body cycles through during the night.

Wind Down – Don’t Wine Down

The blue light rays emitted from your phone and other devices throw off your circadian rhythm by suppressing melatonin.

Shut Off the Screen

As women enter the peri and post-menopausal years, decreases in estrogen and progesterone can steal sleep faster than you can count sheep.

Handle Your Hormones

Look for foods that promote a healthy night’s rest, like green, leafy vegetables and healthy fats like nuts.

Eat to Sleep

Chances are you are just overstimulated, overserved, or overstressed. Create a soothing bedtime routine that includes things like a warm bath and hot herbal tea.

Address Your Anxieties

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