How To Set Up Your Bedroom For Better Sleep (INFOGRAPHIC)

09/06/2012 08:04 am ET | Updated Sep 06, 2012

We all know the usual suspects when it comes to having trouble sleeping -- your snoring partner, constant distractions and work and family stress, to name a few.

But could your bedroom be keeping you up at night? The truth is that all kinds of factors, from the numbers on the thermostat to the wall color to the pillows on your bed, could be robbing you of precious shuteye. And with close to 50 percent of Americans reporting struggles with occasional insomnia, every little bit counts.

So we spoke to Michael Decker, Ph.D., an associate professor at Georgia State University and spokesman for the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and HuffPost blogger Michael Breus, Ph.D., author of "The Sleep Doctor's Diet Plan" to help us map out a healthier sleep environment. Click through the infographic below, then tell us what you do to promote sleep in your bedroom.

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