Many people experience sleeping issues or struggle with insomnia. Lack of sleep can negatively affect the health of our body and trigger various health concerns. Sleep deprivation can cause a lot of negative effects on the health. Aside it can affect our mood as it is irritating issue which affects our daily activities.
The result of these poor sleeping patterns is the occurrence of insomnia which can be also triggered by some biological factors, physical and psychiatric medical conditions. According to experts it can result from mild to severe factors which can be caused by the brain’s confusion between the sleep and the wake cycle.
The most common medical factors that can trigger insomnia:
Endocrine issues (Thyroid Disorders)
Nasal and Sinus Allergies
Lower Back Pain
This sleeping condition can be also caused by some substances and activities like caffeine, alcohol, nicotine, or heavy food consumption and spicy foods before going to bed. Insomnia should not be treated lightly as if it turns chronic it will substantially affect the quality of life and elevate the risk of depression and hypertension.
The most common signs of insomnia:
Increased fatigue amidst daytime
Problems with concentration and focus
Higher number of accidents
Low energy or motivation
The standard treatment of insomnia is the use of prescribed sleeping pills, or “sedative hypnotics,” such as benzodiazepines, barbiturates and other hypnotic drugs.
Benzodiazepines are commonly prescribed for the treatment of anxiety, but it can cause sleeping issues. In this group of sedatives belong Valium, Xanax, Ativan, and Librium.
Barbiturates act by depressing the central nervous system, and they also can cause sedation. Sleeping drugs like Sonata, Rozerem, Lunesta, and Ambien offer better sleep but they come with plenty of adverse effects.
The most common side effects caused by the use of sleeping pills:
Problems with concentration or memory issues
Difficulties keeping balance
Drowsiness during daytime
Uncontrollable shaking of the body
Tingling and burning in the legs, feet, or hands
Changes in appetite
Dry mouth or throat
Treat Insomnia with Nutmeg
Nutmeg is an amazing natural solution for the treatment of sleeping issue. This spice contains powerful health benefits like body detox, alleviating pain, aiding digestion, enhancing the immune system, boosting the circulation and improving the skin health. Likewise, it incorporates moderate sedative properties which are very helpful in the treatment of insomnia.
Prepare the following mixture:
Grind dried nutmeg and then include a quarter of teaspoon into a glass of warm water. Consume it 4 to5 hours before going to sleep.
NOTE: Nutmeg needs to be consumed moderately because excessive consumption can lead to intoxication, So, if you experience hallucinations, immediately contact poison control.
Check the video below and see how you can prepare this natural nutmeg tea that will efficiently aid you with the insomnia issue.