Posted on May 22nd, 2013 in Uncategorized by admin || Comments Off
A sedentary lifestyle may be keeping you awake at night, at least that is what research seems to indicate. A study conducted at Northwestern University found that study participates suffering with insomnia were able to get a better nightâ€™s sleep when they engaged in aerobic exercise for 20- to 30- minutes a day, four times a week. The exercises included walking, exercising on a treadmill, and riding a stationary bike.
Researchers are unsure exactly why exercise helps with sleep disorders, Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on March 21st, 2013 in Uncategorized by admin || Comments Off
Getting enough sleep is important to keep you alert and active throughout your busy day. Most experts recommend that you get at least eight hours of sleep each night. If you are having trouble getting to sleep, there are remedies that may help. Take a warm bath before you go to sleep and it will help you relax and unwind from your day.
Listen to soft music while you take your bath and use scented bubble bath. Drink warm milk or herbal tea while you soak in the tub. This will help relax and calm your nerves. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on February 3rd, 2012 in Uncategorized by admin || Comments Off
When trying to find the best ways to fall asleep, if you have insomnia or other problems that you can’t fall asleep, you are going to find that there are many different remedies you can try, without having to turn to medication to take care of that sleep deprivation. So, when you are considering the best ways to get to sleep, doing things such as drinking tea or drinking a warm cup of milk, or even making sure your room is as dark as possible when going to sleep, Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on January 21st, 2012 in Uncategorized by admin || Comments Off
Insomnia is a trait becoming more rampant in this day and age. With people working late jobs, staying up late for shows, and cramming for exams in their college courses, this has a profound effect on there later years.
Find ways to get comfortable! When you are sleeping in your bed, you should be absolutely comfortable. Make sure you have the right amount of pillows, the right bed sheets, and the room temperature is just right, so it makes things a lot easier for sleeping.
Make sure you settle your body down. Sometimes, you have to prepare Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on January 13th, 2012 in Uncategorized by admin || Comments Off
Some of the causes of insomnia are more subjective than you might think. We’ve put together a list of questions you should ask yourself if you’re consistently having trouble sleeping and can’t seem to shake that persistent insomnia
Are you worried? – There are a lot of things to keep you up at night but worry’s the most common. Whether you’re worried about work or your safety there are solutions. Make a to-do list in the morning and cross everything off before bed or visit www.securitychoice.com to look into home alarms.
Are you eating wrong? – Ask yourself if you’ve had coffee too recently or if you’ve eaten a big or spicy meal too close to bedtime. Some people find that wine activates their insomnia – narrow down your triggers and try to avoid them.
Are you uncomfortable? – Sure there’s nothing comfortable about tossing and turning all night but could it be the temperature in the room? Your sleeping attire? Your snoring spouse? Identify what’s keeping you up and try to correct it for a few nights. The simplest solution is often the most effective.
Posted on January 8th, 2012 in Uncategorized by admin || Comments Off
A few years ago, after multitudes of studies, I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia. Basic to health, for fibromyalgia is a good night’s sleep. After trial and error I follow a natural routine.
Melatonin is a hormone made in the brain. It plays a critical role regulating the sleep cycle. After sleeping pills left me feeling doped all day. I settled on the natural supplement; Melatonin. It helps me fall asleep and wake rested.
Magnesium taken a couple of hours before bed can be helpful.
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Posted on December 27th, 2011 in Uncategorized by admin || Comments Off
It’s time for bed and all you want to do is sleep, but you can’t. Being exhausted, yet not being able to fall asleep is a very frustrating experience. You know you’re tired, you know you need to sleep, yet for some reason you can’t and the more you try, the harder you find it is to drift off. While over-the-counter sleep remedies can certainly help you fall asleep, they often leave you feeling groggy. Instead of using chemically engineered products, try beating your insomnia the natural way.
Working out may give your body and your brain the kick it needs to fall asleep. Exercising during the day helps you burn off energy, making it easier to reach Neverland at the end of the day. Go for walks, do some cardio, practice yoga; do exercises that interest you. Whatever type of exercise you choose to do, do it at least 4 hours before bed so that your adrenaline levels off before sleep. You’ll fall asleep easier, feel rested and get physically fit.
Make yourself a cup of chamomile tea. The chamomile herb is thought to be a relaxant, making it easier for you to sleep. Make yourself a cup of chamomile tea about an hour before bedtime and you may find that you’ll have an easier time falling asleep. The effects of the herb itself, coupled with the soothing qualities of the warm tea work together to create a relaxed state that is conducive to sleep.
Treat yourself to a spa-like experience before going to be. Draw a hot bath filled with lavender bubbles, or take a hot shower and wash with lavender soap. Breathe in the lavender-infused steam, close your eyes and just relax. Play some soft music while you’re bathing or showering, making the environment even more relaxing. After your shower or bath, slip into lavender-scented linens and let yourself drift off to sleep.
Posted on July 31st, 2011 in Uncategorized by admin || Comments Off
Many people with insomnia end up suffering because they do not know of any good cures for it. Lay off of the sleeping pills and medications that your doctor is giving you. If you want to find natural ways to cure insomnia, you should consider exercise. They have benefits that are similar to sleeping pills, and that is a good thing, except this is a natural way to beat it. A lack of physical activity actually contributes to insomnia by disturbing the daily rise and fall of the body temperature. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on July 29th, 2011 in Uncategorized by admin || Comments Off
Tossing and turning all night is miserable. Just one night of restlessness can affect productivity and mood, but when that restless night stretches into nights and even weeks it can have severe effects on a person’s health. There are many non prescription and prescription drugs on the market that can aid someone who has chronic insomnia in their quest for a restful night’s sleep, but many of these drugs are habit forming and have frightening side effects such Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on July 28th, 2011 in Uncategorized by admin || Comments Off
An easy insomnia cure is to mix three tablespoons of red vinegar with three tablespoons of raw honey. Take all of it slowly before going to bed. You will be amazed at how quickly it works. Another popular treatment for insomnia is to heat a cup of milk and mix in a tablespoon of honey. Sip it while sitting quietly by your bed. The treatment doesn’t work if you are lactose intolerant or have other digestive problems like acid reflux disorder. Read the rest of this entry »