Sleep Aids: Natural Way To A Great Night's Sleep
Author: Millard Hiner
No one will make it through this life without few sleepless nights. However how you decided to deal with them is the important part. Do you run off to the doctors for a bottle of high powered sleeping pills that are guaranteed to put down an angry charging bull moose should one come along? You can find the time to go to the doctors, get the prescription, fill the prescription and then what do you have? In the morning you are likely to discover that you have gone from the frying pan into the fire. Yes, you went to sleep in record time, but how do you feel the next day? Drugged, lethargic, can't quite get alert? Now you need to get behind the wheel of your car and drive yourself to your job or your children to daycare. I think you can see where this is going.
What if you take the wonder pills, tuck yourself in and 30 minutes later there is an emergency. Can you wake up, get out of bed and make the decisions you would need to make to keep yourself and your family alive if there was a fire, or natural disaster in the middle of the night? Would you hear if someone broke into your house? If someone was hurt or ill and needed to go to the hospital could you drive them? We all have heard the commercials on TV. No, you can't. You can only take sleeping pills when you know you are going to be able to be in bed and not have to function for the next 8 hours. Most of the time you would probably be OK, but do you want to chance it?
Why should you when you can have a great nights sleep with natural sleeping aids. Many have found natural sleeping aids to be the safe, effective way for them to get the good nights sleep they need without the side effects they don't. Herbs like valerian, kava, and chamomile work wonders for some. Supplements like tryptophan, SAMe and melatonin give others the boost their bodies need to find their way to be sleep filled nights.
What if you want a sleep aid without having to take anything? Natural sleep aids are not just things you put in your mouth. Some people use hypnosis, progressive relaxation, yoga, long walks before bed, or mediations instead of medication to relax themselves to sleep. All this sound like a lot to things to try? Where do you start? Why don't you do the easiest first? Turn down the lights an hour or so before bedtime and try to relax your mind with the thoughts of the countless options for sleep filled nights and the knowledge that one of them will work for you as it has for so many others before you.