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Get a good night’s sleep naturally

By | June 27th, 2015|HNU Archive|

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 [...]

Melatonin can be key to good sleep

By | June 27th, 2015|HNU Archive|

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 [...]

Valerian helps in 80% of insomnia cases

By | May 21st, 2015|HNU Archive|

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 [...]