Monday, February 27, 2017
Healthy Tips to Fight Insomnia in 2017 and Beyond
Insomnia; known to be a deadly and silent killer, if left untreated this chronic sleep disorder can cause irrefutable damage to the central nervous system.
According to continuous research of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, “Insomnia is a condition in which you have trouble falling asleep”. And, also duly noted by the National Institutes of Health, “Long-term insomnia can cause you to feel depressed or irritable; having trouble paying attention; learning and remembering; and not to do your best at the job or at school.
Insomnia is a sleep disorder that affects millions of people worldwide. Many well-renowned health advocates have concluded – that most insomnia patients bring on this disorder from instituting many poor health habits – that eventually develop into problematic health issues as time goes on.
Poor sleeping habits can develop from eating dinner or meals one hour before bed time; this is when most people begin to have the most difficult time in falling asleep. Onset insomnia can bring about difficulty in falling asleep due to extra anxiety in ones personal life, undue stress is also the major cause of ill health in American people.
Healthy Tip #1 Incorporate on a daily basis deep breathing techniques while including some type of meditational music. I have provided two links to help aid in meditation and relaxation tips from an old school point of view.
Healthy Tip #2 Time management time to relax, and learning to apply discipline to relax. Stress needs to be completely absorbed in non-stressful activities. Incorporate reading a few passages from a favorite novel or book before retiring. It is well documented from many sources that reading greatly reduces stress, especially induced in a peaceful environment. Healthy tip 1 can be combined with healthy tip 2 – to ensure maximum benefits.
Healthy Tip #3 Discipline leads to repetition. Incorporating the first two healthy tips on a weekly basis for a three month period – will significantly reduce stressors that bring on insomnia and incite sleep disorders.
Healthy Tip #4 Power of Your Mind: View the entire end of day activity as an anchor that you let rest at bay. Visualize and enforce positive energy. Make time each day to take a soothing mineral bath, time to soothe the body also helps aid in a relaxed state of mind. There is nothing more rewarding to fight insomnia than having peace of mind.
Healthy Tip #5 Know when to call it a day – may be the most important aspect of fighting insomnia. Bed time will vary from each individual, but the same principals stated in this article apply to each individual who wants battle and defeat sleep disorders. Aromatherapy placed in the bedroom adds an additional comfort zone, the many known and documented findings/ affects of herbal remedies have been used for centuries worldwide to combat sleep disorders. Same time to bed – equals to a repetitive factor that becomes routine when applied in a well-disciplined fashion.
Hope these healthy tips bring sweet dreams and tranquility for 2017 and beyond.
Resources and Help Link:
Photo Credit: Andre Schmucki 2016