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Home Remedies For Insomnia

Relaxation Techniques This is progressive muscle relaxation involving tensing and u-tensing different muscles in the body to help calm the body. Meditation techniques, mindfulness training, breathing exercise and guided imagery can help in this area. Audio recording are available that can help a person fall asleep at night. Doing or engaging in regular exercise during […]

Relaxation Techniques

This is progressive muscle relaxation involving tensing and u-tensing different muscles in the body to help calm the body. Meditation techniques, mindfulness training, breathing exercise and guided imagery can help in this area.

Audio recording are available that can help a person fall asleep at night. Doing or engaging in regular exercise during the day help.

Stimulation Control

This involves controlling Pre-bedtime activities and surrounding to moderate sleeping pattern. For example a person controlling their stimuli would spend time in bed only when they fell sleepy; which controls the association being in bed and feeling ready to sleep.

  • Also going to bed when tired
  • Following a routine to bed and wake up time; keeping consistent every day of the week.
  • Avoiding eating 2-3hours before bedtime or even large meal.
  • Turning off electronic devices when you go to bed.
  • Keeping bedroom quiet, dark and comfortably cool temperature.
  • Avoid caffeine and alcohol the last hour before bed.

Cognitive Behavior Therapy

This is a type of therapy designed to help people understand and change the thought patterns behind certain behaviours.It can challenge beliefs that may not be healthy and promote rational, positive thoughts.

Cognitive behavioral therapy can help a person to develop a healthier sleeping pattern. Some of these behavioral are like anxiety, phobia, depression addiction, panic attacks, and anger.

These are the most effective home remedies for Insomnia.

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