How to prevent sabotaging your sleep on a plane

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - Summer is a time for vacations and getaways. Vacationers turn to air travel to reach their destinations and may try to get some sleep on the plane. Sometimes, the quick nap may not provide the relaxation and rejuvenation we thought it would.

Frequent flyer and sleep expert Dr. Joseph Ojile, of the Clayton Sleep Institute is here to share five ways we sabotage our ability to sleep on a plane.

1) You Stare At a Screen

2) You Booze Before You Snooze or You Drink Coffee

3) You Come Unequipped

4) You Don't Make Yourself Comfortable

5) Your Timing Is Off