Perfect Sleep for Perfect Health: Creating the Right Environment

March 9, 2014 | Filed Under Health 

A good night’s sleep is always hard earned. You have to toil hard in order to sleep like a baby at night. On the other hand if your body is too tired, it can barely fall asleep. There are a number of people who suffer from stress related issues. The hectic pace of life and the mounting tensions leave many restless. Insomnia is a common stress related issue and its circle is vicious – stress means no sleep and no sleep means more stress. Are medicines the only solution to a restful sleep? No! Creating the right environment is just as important.

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Perfect Sleep Naturally!

Medicines should always be the last resort for sleeplessness. As far as possible, one should use only natural or organic alternatives for curbing restlessness. If you experience difficultly falling asleep, you can rely on a cup of herbal tea. Drinking herbal tea before sleep can help your muscles and brain relax. Dimming the light of the room, while sleeping, also helps one relax. You can also listen to soothing and soft music, in case it helps you feel calmer. Try spa therapy if none of the listed help.

Healthier Sleep Naturally!

A restful sleep is the first milestone. The next step is towards health is to pick alternatives that can add to your well-being while you are asleep. It has been proven that natural bedding like that made out of bamboo and silk, can uproot many illnesses. Organic comforter sets have innate properties that can diminish the symptoms of chronic spine related illnesses.

A bamboo comforter set is particularly good for those people who experience an intolerable rise in body temperature while they are asleep. On the other hand, a silk comforter does not tug with the skin and hair; therefore, is the choicest for all the beauty conscious chaps and ladies who wish to turn around their age. Apart from the cosmetic benefits of silk bedding, they also offer innumerable health benefits.

Creating The Right Environment

Use a comforter as a bed mattress and sleep over it instead of sleeping under it, in summers. You can also spray light natural fragrances in the room to keep the ambience fresh. Block out any sound if it disturbs your sleep. Moreover, the pillow that you sleep on should be covered with an organic silk or bamboo fabric cover. The size of the pillow does matter. You don’t want to wake up with a stiff neck after all. If you still can’t fall asleep, try reading a book. Deep breathing also helps induce sleep. Some people also consider taking a warm water bath before sleeping. This helps calm the muscles and the tired cells of the body.

All in all, creating a naturally relaxing milieu is much better than relying on medicines in order to fall asleep. If watching television for sometime before sleeping makes you feel restful, do so. A walk post dinner also induces sleep. These are some of the things that help create the right sleep environment.

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