These days it would seem insomnia sufferers would rather have a natural treatment for insomnia, instead of been prescribed or buying over the counter pills that in most cases probably end up doing more harm than good. So what exactly is classed as a natural treatment for insomnia? Let me then explain what defines a natural treatment and which of the many available out there, have been shown to work.
A natural treatment in my mind is a method of treating an ailment without using any conventional medicines that the health profession seems to rely on so much. Things such as herbal remedies, reflexology and aromatherapy would all to myself and most others belong in the category of been a natural treatment. Changing your diet and lifestyle would also be considered natural, as would meditation and hypnosis both of which have been promoted as a natural treatment for insomnia.
Just from the few subjects mentioned above then, you can start to get a picture of just how many natural treatments for insomnia are available. There are many websites that sell so called natural insomnia treatments, so proper research is a necessity. It is important to take note though that just because something may be classed as a natural health treatment, it does not necessarily mean it can be used as a treatment for insomnia. Doing so would be like saying you can take an aspirin for an amputated finger.
Of all the natural treatment for insomnia remedies out there, the two that seem to help the most according to past and present insomnia sufferers are:
1) Having the right kind of diet and exercise plan as been shown to help tremendously in combating insomnia. Eat small but often, taking in plenty of fluids throughout the day. A simple Google search will help provide a list of foods to eat or avoid. Exercise regular but not too close to bed time. This will help regulate your body temperature, which has a big say in when you feel sleepy.
2) Using a hypnosis recording may not sound like your regular natural treatment for insomnia. It has been proven though to be an effective remedy for all manner of ailments with a high success rate when used as a treatment for insomnia. All hypnosis really does is help us reach a level of relaxation we would normally find hard to achieve. It is when we are in this state that the subconscious mind can be programmed to more easily fall to sleep in the future.
Source by Adam Bradley