Pathways to Sleep 5

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* 1. What is your gender?

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* 2. What is your age?

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* 3. Please rate the overall quality of your sleep every night.

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* 4. Please check any of the following that typifies your usual experience of sleep:

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* 5. Component One: The following list of pathways to sleep concern healthy habits. Please rate each one as to your own experience of its effectiveness in promoting a high quality night of sleep. Leave the item blank if you have no experience with it.

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Physical Movement: Planned Exercise
Physical Movement: Accompanies Project or Hobby/Advocation
Physical Movement: Part of my Regular Paid Job
Mindfulness/Meditation Practices
Stress Reduction Practices
Planning for Time Zone Changes When Traveling: Shift Sleep Gradually to 
Time Zone Destination
Planning for Time Zone Changes When Traveling: Take Medication (such as Melatonin) for Jet Lag
Addressing Problems Associated with Allergies: Take Allergy Medications (Prescription)
Addressing Problems Associated with Allergies: Take Allergy Medications (Non-Prescription)
Addressing Problems Associated with Allergies: Clear Nostrils with Nasal Wash
Addressing Problems Associated with Allergies: Prepare Strategy for Addressing Sneezing and Coughing When in Bed
Sleep Cycle: Discover Your Own Sleep Cycle
Sleep Cycle: Establish Regular Time Going to Sleep and Waking Up Based on Cycle
Abstaining from Alcohol at Least 3 Hours Before Going to Bed
Reduce Caffeine Intake
Avoid Caffeine after Noon/1 pm
Set an Early Meal Time (At Least 2 hours Before Going to Bed)
Eat Food with Sleep-Inducing Properties: Tryptophan (Turkey)
Eat Food with Sleep Inducing Properties: Cherry Juice
Engage a Sleep Inducing Diet: High Fiber Foods
Engage a Sleep Inducing Diet: Low Sugar Foods
Engage a Sleep Inducing Practice: Meditation
Engage a Sleep Inducing Practice: Yoga

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* 6. Component Two: The following list of pathways concern ways in which to prepare for sleep. Please rate each one as to your experience regarding its effectiveness in promoting a high quality night of sleep. Leave the item blank if you have no experience with it.

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Aviod Extended Naps During the Day
Reading Before Bedtime
Relaxing Activities Before Bedtime
Temperature Transition: From Hot (Bath/Shower) to Cold (Bedroom)
Temperature Transition: From Hot (Hot Tub/Spa) to Cold (Bedroom)
Temperature Transition: From Hot (Sauna) to Cold (Bedroom)
Temperature Transition: From Cold (Outdoors) to Warm (Bedroom)
Focal Heat: Warm/Hot Compact Over Face/Head
Focal Heat: Hot Patch/Hot Pad/Hot Water Bottle
Soaking Feet Before Going to Bed
Appreciative Reflection:: Positive/Hopeful Thoughts and Feelings [such as 3 Positive Things During the Day]
Appreciative Reflection: "Counting Your Blessings Instead of Sheep"
Appreciative Reflection: Say Something Positive to Your Significant Other Before Going to Bed
Achievement: Check list for the Day (Prepare a List of Tasks Completed During the Day Before Going to Bed)
Achievement: Check list for the Day (Prepare but Find a Way to Set Aside the LIst of Tasks Completed During the Day Before going to Bed
Achievment: Checklist for the Day (Prepare a List of Tasks to Be Completed Tomorrow Before Going to Bed)
Abstain from Activities Before Going to Bed: Don't Watch TV
Abstain from Activities Before Going to Bed: Don't work on the Computer or Engage Social Media
Go to Bathroom Before Going to Bed
Food to Eat 1/2 Hour Before Going to Bed: Cherries
Food to Eat 1/2 Hour Before Going to Bed: Pineapple
Food to Eat 1/2 Hour Before Going to Bed: Walnuts
Food to Eat 1/2 Hour Before Going to Bed: Bananas
Food to Eat 1/2 Hour Before Going to Bed: Cereal and Milk
Food to Eat 1/2 Hour Before Going to Bed: Cheese and Crackers
Food to East 1/2 Hour Before Going to Bed: Hot Chocolate or Hot Milk

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* 7. Component Three: The following list of pathways contains ways in which to sustain sleep once you have fallen asleep. Please rate each one as to your experience regarding its effectiveness in promoting a high quality night of sleep. Leave the item blank if you have no experience in using it.

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Teeth and Jaw Alignment: Over-the-Counter
Teeth and Jaw Alignment: Custom Made by Dental Service
Temperature Transition Inside Bedroom: From Cold (Bedroom) to Warm (Bed with Sufficient Blankets/Quilt)
Dark Room: MInimal Light of Any Kind
Soft Light in Room: Colored (e.g. Salt Lamp)
Soft Light in Room: Night Light
Soft Light in Room: Rhythmic Light or Projection of Star Formations
Comfortable Bed: Adjustable (Variable Softness)
Comfortable Bed: Multiple Layers of Mattress/Box Springs
Comfortable Bed: Adjustable Angle(s)
Configuration of Bed: Adequate Length
Configuration of Bed: Appropriate Width (Single, Double, Queen, King, Super King)
Comfortable Pillows
Configuration of Pillows: Number of Pillows on the Bed (Including Side-Pillows)
Configuration of Pillows: Diversity of Pillows on the Bed (Size, Softness, Shape) or Sleep Pod
Comfortable Sheets: Thread Count
Comfortable Sheets: Texture/Compositon (e.g. Silk, Flannel, Cotton, Mixed)
Comfortable Sheets: Ventilation (Sheet easily disperses moisture)
Sleeping Companion: Lying Close to Another Person (Snuggling)
Sleeping Companion: Feeling Intimate/Safe/Trusting Beside Another Person
Sleeping Companion: Lying Beside a Favorite Pet
Sleeping Position (Relates to Breathing, Snoring, Muscular Tension): Frequent Change in Position
Sleeping Position (Relates to Breathing, Snoring, Muscular Tension): Lying on Your Back
Sleeping Position (Relates to Breathing, Snoring, Muscular Tension): Lying on Your Side
Sleeping Position (Relates to Breathing, Snoring, Muscular Tension): Lying on Your Belly 
Quiet Room: No Sounds
Gentle Music: Lulliby
Relaxing Music: Easy Listening/Meditative
Interesting Music: Distraction from Failure to Fall Asleep (Distracts Us from Worryng About Falling Aleep)
Boring Spoken Words (Often Recorded and Replayed)
Relaxing/Distracting Imagery/Fantasy While Falling Asleep: Sexual Fantasy
Relaxing/Distracting Imagery/Fantasy While Falling Asleep: Beautiful/Tranquil Settings Imagined or Recollected
Relaxing/Distracting Imagery/Fantasy While Falling Asleep: Special Moment or Event Remembered or Even Replayed
Relaxing/Distracting Imagery/Fantasy While Falling Asleep: Replaying Scene from Movie, TV, Theater
Falling Asleep When Trying to Stay Awake: Watching Televised Program (e.g. Movie) or Listening to Music
Falling Asleep When Trying to Stay Awake: Reading Book
Falling Asleep When Trying to Stay Awake: Waiting for Someone Else to Come to Bed or Arrive Home

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* 8. Component Four: The following list of pathways contains ways in which sleep is aided by some external device or ingested ingredient. Please rate each item regarding its effectiveness in promoting a high quality night of sleep. Leave the item blank if you have no experience with it.

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CPAP
Other Air-Driving Devices: Not CPAP
Electronic Devices: Eye Stimulation
Essential Oils/Herp Oils
Melatonin
Natural/Herbal Sleep Aids: Single Ingredient (L-Ornithine)
Natural/Herbal Sleep Aids: Single Ingredient (Valerian)
Natural/Herbal Sleep Aids: Single Ingredient (Turmeric)
Natural/Herbal Sleep Aids: Single Ingredient (Hops)
Natural/Herbal Sleep Aids: Single Ingredient (Lavender)
Natural/Herbal Sleep Aids: Single Ingredient (Rosemary)
Natural/Herbal Sleep Aids: Single Ingredient (Passion Flower)
Natural/Herbal Sleep Aids: Single Ingredient (Calcium)
Natural/Herbal Sleep Aids: Single Ingredient (Magnesium)
Natural/Herbal Sleep Aids: Single Ingredient (St. John's Wort)
Natural/Herbal Sleep Aids: Mixed Ingredients 
Non -Benzodiazepine Sedative: Ambien (Zolpiderm)
Non -Benzodiazepine Sedative: Lunesta
Trazadone
Benzodiazepine Sedative