Category : Sleep


How Vitamin D can help you sleep

Vitamin D affects Sleep


Vitamin D makes a difference to the quality of your sleep

If you have trouble sleeping, have you looked at how much  sun exposure you are getting, or not getting?

Do you follow the widespread advice to stay out of the sun because of a fear of developing skin cancer? When you enjoy a beautiful summer’s day out in nature, do you make sure you use sunscreen, wear protective clothes and top it off with a hat?

Congratulations. That will stop your chances to get sunburn. Unfortunately, it also stops your body’s ability to produce good levels of Vitamin D.

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What’s the best form of Magnesium to help you sleep?

Best form of Magnesium for Sleep

Magnesium is essential for many processes in the body. It is particularly important for that deep, restful and energizing type of sleep you may remember from your childhood. But what’s the best form of magnesium to take?


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Is this the best Supplement for Better Sleep?

Best Sleep Supplement

Do you need a little help to fall asleep, stay asleep and wake up to a new day with energy and enthusiasm?

You can do a few things to get the most out of your night’s sleep and make sure you sleep deeply and soundly.

One of these is to use the best supplement for better sleep.

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Fragrance as a Sedative

fragrance helps you sleep


Fragrance Helps You Sleep

As a natural alternative to a sleeping pill or other relaxant drug, when you inhale the heady fragrance of a plant with the scientific name of Gardenia jasminoides you get a similar effect.

A study done in 2010 by two researchers, Dr. Olga Sergeeva and Prof. Helmut Hass from the Heinrich Heine University, discovered that the ‘two fragrances Vertacetal-coeur (VC) and the chemical variation (PI24513) have the same molecular mechanism of action and are as strong as the commonly prescribed barbiturates or propofol’

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Why getting 8 hours sleep is only half the story

You do need about 8 hours sleep a night, BUT…

You’ve heard the traditional advice that if you want to feel rested, refreshed and raring to go in the morning you need 8 hours sleep a night, give or take a bit. Plonk yourself down in bed at night, close your eyes, and voila, 8 hours or so later you’re as good as new. Or not.

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