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Sleep Well for High Blood Pressure Awareness Month

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Sleep Well for High Blood Pressure Awareness Month

Mayday! Most of us aren’t getting enough sleep and that’s no small thing. But don’t worry, we got you. Our Healthy For Good™ movement is dedicating May to better sleep in a quest to help you Be Well. We can’t think of a better time than May, which is National High Blood Pressure Education Month, to get started on prioritizing those ZZZs and start reaping the health benefits.

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Each week check out Healthy For Good on Facebook to learn more about tips, tricks, and ways for you to take action. Social not your thing? Sign up to get news you can use delivered to your inbox each week. Here’s a preview of ’what’s coming in May:

Week 1: Why should you sleep well?

Getting quality sleep does a body good. This week we’ll “make the bed” with some practical pointers..Get started with new information:  chronic insomniacs may face increased risk of hypertension. With high blood pressure month kicking off in May, what a great excuse to sleep well!

Week 2: Tech tweaks for better sleep.

Bad tech habits can really mess up your sleep cycle. This week we’ll show you some tech tweak hacks to sleep better. 

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Week 3: Get a better bedtime.

Adults should get 7 to 9 hours, and adolescents need 8 to 10 hours of sleep per night. This week, we’ll share tips to help you get it. 

Week 4: Winning wakeup.

When it comes to sleep hygiene, how you wake up can be just as important as how you get to sleep. This week, we’ll explore better ways to greet the day, so you always get up on the right side of the bed – like We’ll talk about upgrading your morning routine, and how to make breakfast a healthy habit.

Week 5: Undo sleep debt.

Think you can catch up on sleep? Think again. This week we’ll talk about how sleep debt works, how to avoid it and what you can do if you get there on accident. We’ll even answer your questions, like whether sleeping in on the weekends is good for your health

Catching ZZZ’s could be the key to unlocking a healthier you. What strategies will you use to sleep well this month?