insomnia

Get a good night’s sleep naturally

One in three people complains about insomnia, which includes difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, or waking earlier than planned. In some cases, insomnia is a short-term problem caused by stress or excitement. However, it may also linger for years and become a major issue that can take a toll on many areas of a [...]

Get a good night’s sleep naturally 2018-02-15T15:53:12+00:00

Melatonin can be key to good sleep

Research suggests that a good night’s sleep has tremendous positive impact on brain functions, metabolic processes and immune system function. However, as many as 50% of Canadian adults experience sleep problems. One reason may be insufficient production of melatonin, the hormone that prepares the body for sleep by lowering temperature and alertness. German researchers evaluated [...]

Melatonin can be key to good sleep 2018-02-15T15:53:13+00:00

Will Kava Come Back? Banned herb returned to shelves in Wales

Canadians who used the herb kava-kava until it was banned in 2002 will be applauding a recent decision by the Welsh government to revoke its ban on the sale of the herb. The kava industry, along with thousands of UK consumers, hopes to see other UK regions follow the move, which came into effect in [...]

Will Kava Come Back? Banned herb returned to shelves in Wales 2015-09-09T13:51:12+00:00

Valerian helps in 80% of insomnia cases

Nearly one-third of all Canadians suffers from some type of sleep problem, so it’s no surprise that the herb valerian has enjoyed growing popularity for its sleep-inducing and anti-anxiety properties. Valerian works much the same as a mild sedative, binding weakly to two brain receptors, GABA and benzodiazpine, to help induce sleep. However, unlike typical [...]

Valerian helps in 80% of insomnia cases 2018-02-15T15:53:46+00:00

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