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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Many adults and children with attention deficit disorder struggle to fall asleep and stay there. Sleep can be easily disturbed by mental and physical restlessness, which in turn can impact a person's ADHD treatment.

Use these ADHD-friendly sleep tips to get a better night's rest every night.

Drinks

Do: Drink warm milk. Milk contains tryptophan—the same natural sedative that's found in turkey—and it could do the trick for even the busiest ADHD mind.

Don’t: Drink alcohol. Digesting alcohol can affect your ability to stay asleep, and may result in frequent waking. Alcohol is a diuretic, and will also cause frequent bathroom visits during the night.

Next: Caffeine

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