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Insomnia Treatments

  1. 1. Insomnia TreatmentsAs more and more people around the world experience sleep problems, thesearch for insomnia treatments continues. When we dont get enoughsleep, it contributes to cell degeneration, heartburn, mood swings, and alack of mental alertness and physical coordination. If you feel you sufferfrom insomnia and have difficulty getting to sleep and staying asleep, hereare some insomnia treatments that can alleviate the situation. Get acquainted with your bed. Your bed must serve as a haven - your retreat from a hard day. The main theme here is comfortable, so choose the right bed size, mattress,blankets, comforter and pillows. Room temperature and comfortable clothes for sleeping are also essential in achieving a good nights rest. One of the insomnia treatments that works well for some people is listening to soft, soothing music. Depending on your taste in music, you may want to try something with a tempo - classical compositions from Strauss, Beethoven, Vivaldi, and Mozart tend to work well. Other types of music you could try are instrumentals, ballads or love songs. And yet another option you may want to look at is music designed specifically for sleeping, called sleep music. Or nature sounds like sounds of the forest, waterfalls, the ocean etc.In addition to having a comfortable room, free from clutter and noise orlight-emitting devices, try focusing on the smell of your room.
  2. 2. There are many herbal sleep aids, such as flowers and plants which can bebeneficial in getting you to sleep. Some of the more popular ones, whichhave been used throughout history as insomnia treatments and generalsleep aids are: Chamomile Lavender Kava Root Valerian RootBoth Chamomile and Lavender can be consumed as a tea while Kava andValerian root cannot as the temperatures of the hot water required for teadestroys many of its active ingredients. All four of the above mentionedherbal aids can be taken as pills or tablets. If you have a diffuser, you canalso pick up oils and use them in a diffuser placed in your bedroom an houror so before its time for you to go to bed. Alternatively, you can chooseincense sticks which give off a gentler smell than aromatherapy oils. Not being able to get to sleep at night can be a horrible experience - at night as well as throughout the following day. But it doesnt have to be that way - sometimes all it takes is a few lifestyle adjustments. Learn what you need to know to instantly fall asleep each night in the sleep ebook, Get to Sleep Now! 39 Ways to Guarantee Your ZZZs.
  3. 3. As well as planning your daily and sleep routines, youll want to payattention to your meal routines. Avoid beverages that are rich in caffeine,such as coffee and soda before sleeping. Also avoid non- herbal teas andhigh sugar foods such as chocolate bars which will have an effect similar tocaffeine.Taking a warm bath each night can also Related Articlesdo wonders for easing you into sleep. Awarm bath at least 2 hours before bedtime Why We Sleepwill ease any stress you may be feeling as What is Insomnia?well as raise your core body temperature What is Sleep Apnea?which will help you achieve sleep that What is Narcolepsy?night. Be careful not to take a bath too Looping Dreamsclose to bedtime as your bodytemperature wont have enough time to cool back down - which is requiredfor you to get to sleep. Try to relax in the bath tub and forget about yourworries, concentrating only on relaxation. You may want to considerplaying some soothing music while youre in the bath tub or adding oils toyour bath such as chamomile, lavender, passion flower, rose oiland ylangylang.