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Natural ways to get better sleep.

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If you have a problem falling asleep frequently, you might be interested to know how to get better sleep without the use of medications. Herbal teas, tinctures, and other supplements might help you to slide into a peaceful slumber.

Getting the right amount of sleep is very crucial for your health. Sleep allows your body and mind to work properly. A good night’s sleep can help you focus better, make better decisions, and even be more creative.

Moreover, not having enough sleep has been associated with an increased risk of health complications such as heart diseases, diabetes, and obesity. Even after such negative impact of not getting enough sleep, sleep quantity and quality are at an all-time low, with an increasing number of individuals suffering from insomnia and other sleep problems.

Continue reading to know more about the natural sleep aids which can help you get a good night’s sleep:

Melatonin

Melatonin is a hormone produced naturally by our bodies that communicate to our brains that it is the time to sleep. The level of melatonin generally rises in the evening and drop in the morning. Melatonin supplements for sleep have thus become a very popular sleeping aid, particularly in situations when the melatonin production cycle is interrupted, such as during jet lag or late night work hours, or extended screen time.

Magnesium

Magnesium is a mineral that is essential for brain function and heart health and is involved in hundreds of activities in the human body. It also assists the body and the mind to remain calm, making it easier for the individual to fall asleep. According to research, the relaxing impact of magnesium may be attributed in part to its capacity to control melatonin synthesis. Based on a study, it has been found that a combination of magnesium, melatonin and vitamin B proved helpful in treating insomnia regardless of its cause. This mineral also helps to boost the levels of gamma aminobutyric acid which is a relaxing brain messenger. Food items like pumpkin seeds, almonds, avocado, banana, raisins, etc. are rich source of magnesium and adding these in your diet can help you get your fill of the essential mineral.

Lavender

A lavender plant is easily found in every country and the purple flowers when dried are used for various household purposes. Moreover, the calming scent of lavender is believed to improve sleep. Several studies have also found that merely smelling lavender oil just before bedtime may prove to be enough to enhance sleep quality. The effect is found to be more significant in people suffering from moderate insomnia, especially women and young individuals.

Valerian Root

Valerian is a herb native to Asia and Europe, the root of which is generally used as a natural therapy for anxiety, sadness, and menopause. Apart from this, the root of valerian herb is also one of the most widely used natural aids for sleep especially in South Asia and The United States. According to the findings of various trials conducted, it was concluded that menopausal and postmenopausal women’s sleep quality and sleep disorder symptoms improved after taking valerian.

These were some of the natural sleep aids that will help you get rid of tossing and turning in your bed the whole night and let you have a peaceful night’s sleep.


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