Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Natural Ways To Reduce Stress & Promote Sleep

Stress can be a major cause of poor sleep and insomnia. This video describes natural ways to reduce stress:

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Dr. Weil's Advice On Insomnia

Ten all natural tips on getting better sleep, from the good doctor himself:

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Natural Sleep Aids for Children

This short article provides a number of good suggestions for helping your child get a good night's sleep.

Friday, September 11, 2009

42 Simple Tips To Help You Fall Asleep

There are some great, simple tips here:
Look for "Some insomnia techniques you probably haven't seen before". One is 'wiggling your toes'. Sounds silly, I know. But I tried it last night ... it was remarkably relaxing ... I could feel my jaw muscles loosen. It's explained as working like reflexology.

Friday, July 3, 2009

Insomnia Medications: What Works? What's Dangerous?

Here is good review info on natural, prescription, and over-the-counter sleep aids and medications:

Monday, January 7, 2008

Valerian: Does It Work?

This valerian sleep aid review information is from The American Journal of Medicine:

"...Extracts of the roots of valerian (Valeriana officinalis) are widely used for inducing sleep and improving sleep quality. A systematic review of randomized, placebo-controlled trials of valerian for improving sleep quality is presented... The available evidence suggests that valerian might improve sleep quality without producing side effects. Future studies should assess a range of doses of standardized preparations of valerian and include standard measures of sleep quality and safety."

View this valerian sleep aid review here: The American Journal of Medicine, Vol. 119, No. 12. (December 2006), pp. 1005-1012.

The US National Institute of Health also provides very concise and comprehensive valerian sleep aid review information here: