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If you are suffering from environmental sensitivities, it is important that you get enough rest, relaxation and good-quality sleep. Keeping your bedroom as free as possible from substances that trigger your symptoms will likely improve your sleep. You may also want to try the following:

  • Go to bed at the same time every night and get up at the same time in the morning.
  • Do not wait until you’re exhausted before going to bed.
  • Avoid being very hungry or very full at bedtime.
  • Avoid caffeine, alcohol and nicotine, as they can impair sleep.
  • Do quiet, relaxing activities before bedtime, such as taking a warm bath with ½ cup Epsom salts or listening to relaxing music.
  • Make the bedroom a “worry-free zone.” Use your bed for sleeping and sex only, not eating or watching TV.
  • Keep the room dark and quiet while sleeping. Use earplugs and an eye mask if necessary.
  • You may benefit from having a low-noise air purifier in your bedroom.
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