There are many different things that can cause insomnia, such as: stress, depression, anxiety, problems at work, etc. So, when you go to bed, you won’t think about sleeping, but you will think about your problems at work, family problems or you will think about the things, which you have to do the next day. Well, the bad thing about this is that your brain can’t relax and it’s active all the time, which means you can’t sleep.
The medical experts also say that some drugs and medications can be the cause for insomnia, such as: heart medications, blood pressure medications, pain medications, antihistamines, etc. These medications can contribute to sleep problems. Some of these medications will make you drowsy at first, but they can also cause some stomach problems – which will force you to go to the bathroom a lot and disturb your sleep even more. And, we can easily say that we can’t do anything right without proper goodnight sleep. When we sleep, we are recharging our batteries.
How Much Sleep Do We Really Need?
Here’s what you need to do – as we said (and, as we all know), sleeping is extremely important for our health in general. It’s important for your body, your mind and every vital function in your body. If we sleep more, we can be more productive and we can finish our everyday tasks without any problems. The human body needs at least 8 hours of sleep, because that’s the time needed to completely refuel itself and to recharge the entire organism. Many people in the world believe that caffeine can help them if they don’t sleep enough, but they are definitely wrong! Caffeine can only provide short, temporary energy boost and once the effects are over, you will feel even worse than before!
How to Improve Your Sleep?
This is also very important for you to know – you should avoid watching TV and working on the computer, at least one hour before you go to sleep. This can be very helpful and it will help you fall asleep much faster. When we watch TV or when we work on our computer, our brain is on high alert and when we are done with it, our organism needs some time to calm down the brain before we fall asleep. And, don’t worry, because there is a completely natural remedy that can help you with your sleeping problems. Fortunately, this remedy is extremely effective and you will wake up full of energy and refreshed. The best thing about this remedy is that it’s made by easy available ingredients, which you already have in your kitchen. So, the secret behind this homemade natural remedy is unrefined sea salt and brown sugar. Yes, that’s it!
You will need:
- 1 tsp. of unrefined sea salt
- 5 tsp. of brown sugar
You just have to mix the ingredients mentioned above and consume ½ tsp. of this mixture before you go to sleep. Just put it under your tongue – it will melt soon! And don’t forget to follow this ratio – 1:5 (sea salt – brown sugar).