Dr Ross Dodge, a specialist in sleep medicine and Peak Neurology and Sleep Medicine, says he’s adopted a couple of strategies that seem to help, reports 11 KTVA.
His second hack also has to do with coffee. Dodge says he waits at least one hour before drinking his first cup in the morning. That, he says, has to do with a stress hormone called cortisol. Higher levels are naturally present in the body first thing in the morning but begin to decrease over time. So Dodge suggests drinking a cup of coffee when cortisol levels start tapering off.
“Your coffee will feel like it’s a little bit stronger just by using those natural cortisol levels,” he said.