Curing Insomnia - 7 Steps To Better Sleep

Written by Donald Saunders

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Step 5. Avoid overeating.

If, like many people, you enjoy a bedtime snack then keep your late night meal small and avoid high protein foods and foods that contain a lot of fat or sugar.

Try a small bowl or cereal or a low-fat yoghurt.

Step 6. Clear out your worries and concerns.

If youírerepparttar type of person who goes to bed with your mind racing and runs over all ofrepparttar 148735 worries and concerns ofrepparttar 148736 day then hereís a tip for clearingrepparttar 148737 clutter from your head.

Shortly before you go to bed, take a notebook and write down all your worries and concerns. The simple act of committing these to paper will allow your mind to let them go and relax.

Step 7. Take positive steps to induce relaxation.

Itís easy to talk aboutrepparttar 148738 need to be relaxed when you settle to sleep, but how often do you actually take steps to relax yourself, rather than hope that relaxation will come.

Add relaxation, and perhaps meditation, exercises to your bedtime routine!

Climb into bed about 15 minutes before itís time to turn outrepparttar 148739 light. Get comfortable, close your eyes and practice one ofrepparttar 148740 many relaxation or meditation exercises available. With a little practice youíll find yourself falling asleep before youíve finished your exercise.

The natural remedy for insomnia

The seven steps outlined here are just a small sample ofrepparttar 148741 many things that you can do to cure insomnia.

The secret to curing insomnia doesnít lie inrepparttar 148742 all too commonly used sleeping pills, but is to be found in a few simple changes to your lifestyle and in setting yourself a clear routine.

Make a few simple changes to your lifestyle today and start enjoying better sleep tomorrow.

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Health Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Written by Mark Deveny

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Essentially, Omega-3 fatty acids are vital to a healthy diet and lifestyle. If you want to live long and maintain a completely balanced diet, filled with rich protein and heart healthy Omega-3 fatty acids, try to include fish in your diet a few times each week. The only precaution you have to take is when it comes to mercury levels in fish. Many predatory fish have accumulated higher levels of substances like mercury in their systems. However, eating it a few times a week should not be harmful. Just take care to avoid these oily fish when pregnant, and talk with your health care provider if you have concerns.

If you are ready to add more Omega-3 fatty acids to your diet through increasing your consumption of oily fish, again be sure to consult your physician beforehand. As with any major lifestyle change, only your doctor can accurately advise you on what is best for your individual nutritional needs based on your health, size, age, gender and various other factors. Once you have your doctorís go ahead, gradually increase your consumption of oily fish to two to three times per week. If you are not a fish fan you might consider an easy to swallow supplement available at most drug stores or health food stores. Takerepparttar tablets as directed and enjoyrepparttar 148706 benefits of good health.

Mark Deveny is a freelance writer specializing in health and nutrition and a contributing author to, a site providing information on the health benefits of essential fatty acids.

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