“A good laugh and a long sleep are the best natural cures in the doctor’s book”. -An Irish proverb. Sleep is so important but sadly, so many of us suffer from insomnia.
Why do some suffer from Insomnia?
The key to being able to treat our insomnia is identifying the underlying cause. We need to understand the why, before treating ourselves with natural remedies. There are several reasons why we can’t sleep, let’s see a fewof some of the most common reasons: 1)Stress and anxiety, it doesn’t matter who we are, life is stressful and worrying about tomorrow causes insomnia. 2) Medical reasons, we might not sleep because of chronic pain, problems breathing, need to go the bathroom, etc. 3) New environment, maybe from constantly traveling or shift work, it throws our internal clock off. 4) Eating too much at night or too much caffeine or alcohol, caffeine and alcohol are natural stimulants and eating too much before bed, makes us uncomfortable, causes heartburn and acid reflux. These are just some of the many reasons we suffer from insomnia, it could also be old ageand side effects of medicine and poor sleep habits and many more. Are there natural remedies or medical remedies to help us combat insomnia?
Medical Remedies for Insomnia
Before beginning any medical remedies for insomnia, try and apply preventive measures before going to bed, maybe with a change in habits you can cure yourself. Even trying new measures, if you still can’t sleep, there are some great medical remedies for you. 1) Prescription medicine, you will have to see your doctor about this option, most sleeping pills aren’t recommended for use for more that 6 weeks, but there are some long-term use options. You will have to talk to your …Read More