When it comes to invisible wounds, you don’t have to go it alone. Take the first step and learn how you can get connected with a health care provider.
Whether training in the field, deployed abroad or at home, sleep plays an important role in your physical and psychological health. Getting 7-8 hours of rest per day is recommended, but it can be difficult to maintain on a busy schedule. Maximizing your sleep can improve your mood, reduce mental fog and decrease your risk of many chronic health conditions, like heart disease, stroke and diabetes.
Sometimes, an invisible wound, your military duties or even the stress of home life can make it hard to get enough good-quality sleep. Because sleep is so important to your health and performance, it is critical that you build good sleep habits and talk to a health care provider if you are struggling to rest. Reaching out for help keeps you mission ready and there for the people who count on you most.
Getting the job done in the military takes more than just physical strength. Whether you are at home or abroad, follow these tips to stay mission ready and mentally fit.
When you meet with a health care provider for the first time, it’s important to be honest about your concerns to make the best treatment plan for you. Learn tips to help you get ready.