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What are some home remedies for nocturnal insomnia?

What are some home remedies for nocturnal insomnia? Topic: Insomnia research
July 22, 2019 / By Florinda
Question: My mom has nocturnal insomnia and it makes us grumpy, and we have to be quiet around the house because she sleeps during the day time. She tried several times to change her sleeping habit, but she can't sleep at night time and doesn't know why. She doesn't want to take sleep medicine and a lot of things to relax her doesn't work. (white noise, tea, scents, etc) I can't say she has insomnia like I do because I have difficulty falling asleep any time of the day, she can easily sleep in the day time, but not in the night time. I don't mean to sound selfish, but it makes it even harder to fall asleep because the noise of footsteps makes my insomnia worse. I did try to get her to get a daytime job so that it will fix her sleeping habit, but refuses to.
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Dalya Dalya | 6 days ago
Hi there, your mom may be best to re-structure her sleep through the use of cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia (CBT i). This is the best way to improve sleep long term as hypnotic drug based interventions do not have reliable long term evidence for their effectiveness - see Morin & Benca (2012) in the lancet. To access this see www.sleepio.com for an effective online intervention ( as examined through research based methods in a randomised controlled trial see Espie et al., 2012). A job may also help promote sleep and wakefulness at the right time - in line with the body clock so this is a good idea - maybe best to start part time and build up hours when ready. All the best, CBM
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Dalya Originally Answered: Any Natural/home remedies for gout?
Apple cider vinegar has long been recommended for gout. The usual dose is about 1 tablespoon in a cup of water, repeating as often as you can. But I have to tell you that it has never worked for me. I have given in to official medicine, which offers some really effective drugs. Indomethicin may come from a factory, but it is a godsend as far as I'm concerned. So, try the apple cider vinegar (some people recommend eating cherries first, then following with the vinegar). If it works for you, great. If no, get a prescription. Good luck, and I hope this helps.

Blossom Blossom
Don't ever take the sleeping pills route!! 1. They will damage your liver big time and you can get into serious health problems. 2. You will get hooked up on them and you won't be able to have a normal life any more if you don't take your pills everyday. The sleeping pills industry is damaging our health by capitalizing on our ignorance, and by distracting people from effective and natural ways to deal with this problem. I had been taking prescription sleep medications [Ambien] for over 5 years. It stopped working and I simply took more. Still did not work. Nights were very difficult - medication put me to sleep but I would wake up after 2–3 hours with a strong sympathetic response (fast pulse, pounding heartbeat, wide awake alert). It was a very difficult cycle to break. I was really in bad shape due to lack of sleep. After years of struggling I was able to cure my insomnia naturally and pretty fast. I followed the Sleep Tracks sleep optimization program, here is their official web -site if you want to take a look: http://www.insomniacure.net Ohhh..and Good Luck!
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Aisling Aisling
Some things quickly come to mind. 1. No caffinee expecially after like around 5PM. 2. Hot baths. In the baby section of the store you can buy Johnsons and Johnsons Lavander soap which is often excellent for relaxing. 3. Sex 4. My mom reads a book. 5. Making sure you get sunlight during the day. I read about this in a book on managing depression as depressed people sometimes have insomia. 6. Warm milk
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