Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Natural remedies to get good sleep

Source Website: http://www.tnp.sg/lifestyle/health/natural-remedies-get-good-sleep
By Claire Ang, The New Paper, 13 November 2017 at 06:00 am


Insomnia should be treated in a natural way to get good sleep
PHOTO: Insomnia should be treated in a natural way to get good sleep
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Sleep is crucial for our bodies to function at its best. But it's tough if you can't fall asleep. Try these to hit the sack.

HAVE A REGULAR BEDTIME
Try going to bed at a regular time. This way, your body will start getting accustomed to sleeping at that time.

READ A BOOK
Instead of scrolling through your Facebook or Instagram news feed, try reading a book. Reading helps the body relax and serves as a cue for your mind that it is time for bed.

SWITCH OFF THE LIGHTS
Close the curtains and ensure there are no traces of light before snoozing. Sleeping with lights can affect your body's generation of melatonin, a hormone that controls your sleep cycle.

USE AROMATHERAPY
Scents such as lavender or peppermint can help to calm your nerves and relax your body so you will be able to fall asleep. Try using an essential oil diffuser, scented candles or a pillow spray.

DRINK MILK, TEA WITH NO CAFFEINE
Sip on a cup of warm milk or herbal tea that does not have caffeine. They act as a relaxant that helps to calm the nerves.



Sleeping with lights can affect your body's generation of melatonin, a hormone that controls your sleep cycle.
PHOTO: Sleeping with lights can affect your body's generation of melatonin, a hormone that controls your sleep cycle.
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By Claire Ang, The New Paper, 13 November 2017 at 06:00 am



Reference
[1] Claire Ang, The New Paper, Natural remedies to get good sleep, posted on 13 November 2017 at 06:00 am, http://www.tnp.sg/lifestyle/health/natural-remedies-get-good-sleep