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Just 1/4 Teaspoon of THIS Spice Will Help You Beat Insomnia and Sleep All Night Long!

Sleeping problems are becoming quite a common problem nowadays and more and more people are complaining of insomnia and the inability to fall asleep at night. This problem may not sound like something serious but the fact is that it can interfere with the quality of life significantly and have a negative effect on your overall health and well-being.

What Causes Insomnia?
Insomnia can be caused by a number of things, physical and mental. It can be caused by some medicines you’re taking, unhealthy sleep habits and biological factors. The most important thing about overcoming

Medical Causes of Insomnia
Your sleeping disorder may be caused by some medical conditions including:

  • Arthritis
  • Chronic pain
  • Nasal problems
  • Allergies
  • GI problems like reflux
  • Asthma
  • Hyperthyroidism and similar endocrine problems
  • Low back pain
  • Mental and neurological problems

There are also a number of medicines that can cause insomnia, like birth control pills, heart problems medications, drugs for hypertension, asthma, depression, thyroid disorders and so on. Your insomnia can be caused by disorders like restless leg syndrome, which is a condition which makes the sufferer an incontrollable urge to move their legs. This syndrome aggravates in periods of inactivity and it’s a fairly common problem, affecting about 10% of the world population.

Sleep apnea is another sleeping condition associated with insomnia. This condition obstructs the person’s airways, completely or partially and interferes with the sleeping habits.

If you have some kind of sleeping problem you should probably consult with your doctor and have yourself checked out for some medical condition that may be causing it. You can also try to make some lifestyle changes to improve the quality of your sleep. First and foremost, you need to limit your distraction during the night, the use of electronic devices, pets, TV, bright lights and so on. Talk to your doctor to determine what’s causing your insomnia and know that it can be fixed, you just need to figure out the cause first.

Chronic insomnia can lead to hypertension and depression and disturb the quality of your life. Don’t accept your sleeping problems as a way of life, find a way to fix them.
Below is a list of the most common symptoms of insomnia:

  • Poor Memory
  • Anxiety
  • Increased accidents
  • Difficulties concentrating or focusing
  • Mood Swings
  • Fatigue
  • Irritability
  • Low energy levels
  • Feeling fatigued during the day

People diagnosed with insomnia are usually given sleeping pills to improve their condition. These pills are actually sedative hypnotics and include pills like benzodiazepines, barbiturates and similar hypnotic drugs. Doctors usually prescribe Xanax, Ativan, Valium and Librium and they’re prescribed for both sleeping problems and anxiety issues. They may be effective at making you fall asleep but they can also cause a number of side effects, including:

  • Changes in appetite
  • Headache
  • Tingling in the hands, arms, legs or feet
  • Dry mouth
  • Dizziness
  • Heartburn
  • Constipation
  • Weakness
  • Diarrhea
  • Balance problems
  • Stomach pain
  • Uncontrollable body shaking
  • Daytime drowsiness
  • Memory and attention problems

Nutmeg for Insomnia

Insomnia can have a really debilitating and frustrating effect on your overall health and it can even affect the people closest to you. Instead of popping up pills in an effort to resolve your problem why don’t you try a more natural approach? Studies have shown that nutmeg can be really effective against this problem and everyone who’s tried it speaks volumes of this amazing spice. Nutmeg can improve your blood circulation, relieve your pain, improve the condition of your skin and strengthen your immune system. It’s also known for its relaxing and mild sedative properties.

For this remedy it’s best to use freshly ground nutmeg, if you buy powdered it won’t have the same results. Buy a nutmeg and grind it yourself. Fill a glass with warm water and add a quarter teaspoon of nutmeg in it. Drink it some 3-4 hours before going to bed.

CAUTION:
Nutmeg should be consumed in moderate amounts as too much of it can be poisonous. It can cause hallucinations so if you notice any strange effects contact your doctor immediately.
In the video below you’ll find a recipe for a delicious nutmeg tea:

 

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