ADHD Bedtime Rituals: Sleep Do's and Don'ts

Think a glass of wine will help wind down your ADHD mind before bed? Wrong! Learn what every adult with attention deficit can do to fall asleep faster and sleep better all night long.

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Do: Drink chamomile tea. Chamomile has a mild sedative property, which increases when combined with the soothing effect of a warm liquid.

Don’t: Consume anything containing caffeine (including coffee, caffeinated tea and chocolate) less than four hours before bedtime. In addition to being a stimulant, caffeine, like alcohol, is also a potent diuretic that could cause you to wake up to go to the bathroom.

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TAGS: ADHD Sleep Advice, ADHD Relaxation Tips, ADHD Expert Tips

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