Best Ways to Treat Insomnia

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Do you find it difficult to fall asleep? Or do you wake up in the middle of the night and stay awake for hours? If yes then  you are suffering from Insomnia. It is a common problem that people suffer from and not only sleep it also affects your energy, mood and ability to do daily tasks. Chronic insomnia is not only annoying but is bad for health too. So if you need to get your sleep back and treat insomnia naturally without medications then here are a few ways

Causes of Insomnia:

  • Stress due to issues in life
  • Uncomfortable environment
  • Chronic stress
  • Physical or emotional pain
  • Depression
  • Smoking or drinking habits
  • Bad sleep routine
  • Medications

Natural ways to treat the problem of Insomnia:

  • Make a regular sleep schedule

Make a routine to go to bed and getting up at the same time every day, for  few weeks. Get up at the same time in the morning even when you are tired, this will help you to get back in regular sleep routine and will treat your insomnia.

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  • Make your room dark and cool

We need to indicate our body that it is time to fall asleep by creating a relatively dark environment, darkness triggers the release of hormones like melatonin in your brain that initiate sleep and promote deep sleep. Also, keep your room cool, open a window or use AC for that as it helps in getting a good sleep.

  • Do relaxing bedroom rituals

To prepare your body and mind for sleep you need to do relaxing rituals in the evening. Your daily routine can be stressful so doing these activities will promote better sleep and treat insomnia. You can do activities such as take a warm bath, deep breathe, avoid using a computer or laptop and go for a head massage etc. Do any activity that relaxes you.

  • Avoid coffee before bedtime

Caffeine can disturb sleep in people and its effects can last up to 8 hours, so you must avoid caffeine before going to bed. Coffee increases the activity of brain neurons that can cause the mind to have more thoughts and ideas.

Some other ways:

  • Quit smoking
  • Stop consuming alcohol
  • Exercise daily
  • Eat healthily


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