Study Shows Mobile Device Usage Before Bed Reduces Sleep Quality

August 14th, 2019

More than ever before are children using mobile devices for games, social media, texting friends, watching movies, and so much . more. There are several studies that prove playing on mobile devices before going to bed can cause sleep problems.

Studies performed on 1,788 younger individuals between the ages of 19 and 32 showed that the amount of social media use and frequency use directly relate to lesser sleep quality.

The results found a strong correlation between the use of social media and sleep disruption. The results also determined that people that used social media the most had two times the risk of a sleep disturbance than the lower twenty five percent.

With over 60 years of experience in the “sleep industry” we have found a variety of methods to help reduce mobile device use around the bedroom, in order to help your child get better sleep.

These methods include:

  • Get off your device at least an hour before bed
  • Charge your device outside of the bedroom
  • Stop checking the device in the middle of the night
  • Read a book before bed
  • Stretch or meditate before bed
  • Get at least 30 minutes of exercise a day

If you’re interested in getting a more comfortable nights sleep, contact us today!