According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than one-third of U.S. adults routinely sleep fewer than six hours a night. This is not great news since a good night’s sleep is essential for our well being and overall health. The benefits of good sleep range from improved heart health to weight loss. Having at least 8 hours of sleep is important for your productivity and mood. If you can’t fall asleep every night and find yourself trying to sneak in naps during the day, try these natural remedies for a better night’s sleep.
Valerian is an herb frequently recommended as a natural remedy to people suffering from sleeps disorders and insomnia. Research shows that valerian can improve sleep quality and help people to fall asleep faster and wake less often during the night. Effects of valerian are similar to those of prescribed benzodiazepine without effect of benzodiazepine medication. You can get valerian supplements in a form of capsules, tablets or liquid extracts.
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