- Humans are the only mammal that willingly delays sleep.
- In general, exercising regularly makes it easier to fall asleep and adds to sounder sleep.
- In general, most healthy adults need seven to nine hours of sleep a night, no matter their age.
- Sleep is just as important as diet and exercise.
- The body never adjusts its’ time clock to shift work!
- Some studies show results for the use of melatonin in reducing the time it takes to sleep and reducing the number of awakenings.
- People who don’t get enough sleep are more likely to have bigger appetites because their leptin levels (leptin - an appetite-regulating hormone) fall, increasing appetite.
Deep sleep is what we so really need. Most people get 7 hours a night but some who suffer from anxiety or insomnia do not get their share. Sleep also aids in removing excess weight. GABA acts as a natural tranquilizer and calms the central nervous system. It is a calming amino acid and helps to produce deep sleep.
Can reduce the time it takes to fall asleep. Consult your doctor for correct doses and tests to see your Melatonin levels.
L-tryptophan has been used in alternative medicine as an aid to treat sleep problems (insomnia), anxiety, depression, premenstrual syndrome, attention deficit disorder, and other conditions.
Jasmine Absolute Essential Oil.
Research has shown that burning pure absolute Jasmine Oil at night in an aroma diffuser aids in sleep. Forget lavender, use Jasmine and watch as your anxiety levels come down and letting go into sleep becomes easier.
All those with carbo-phobia , take note. If sleep becomes too challenging, eat starchy carbohydrates at night as they calm nerves and have been known to induce sleep.
Yes, you got it, the number 1 calming influence, deep meditation. Students learn in our Theta Healing® courses how to enter a deep Theta Brainwave pattern that induces calm, well- being and peace.
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