In the quest for a good night’s rest, men and women face different obstacles for quality sleep, according to CBS News.

Regardless of these challenges, everyone can take a number of measures to avoid sleep deprivation. Czeisler says good sleep hygiene is essential, such as going to bed at the same time each night to regulate your circadian rhythm. Some people find it helpful to set an alarm for bedtime. Creating a bedroom that’s conducive to sleeping is also essential: remove all electronics from the bedroom and keep your room cool and dark.