Do you have difficulty falling asleep and wake up in the middle of the night?
Chronic sleep deprivation increases the risk of chronic health issues, including high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke.
The good news is, there is a simple mixture which can help you sleep like a baby.
- 1 tablespoon of coconut oil
- ¼ teaspoon of raw honey
- 1/8 teaspoon of sea salt
How to prepare and use the mixture?
Combine honey and coconut oil in a bowl and add some salt. Mix well. Consume one tbsp. of the mixture, and then have a glass of water.
Take coconut oil and raw honey separately, and have a glass of water. Then you can add sea salt in a small cup of water and consume it.
In case you wake up in the middle of the night, take the mixture again and you will fall back asleep in an hour or less.
Why this mixture helps?
Coconut oil is rich in healthy fats which supply your body with energy during the night. Consuming it before going to sleep prevents waking up hungry. It also prevents increasing of the blood sugar levels which often is the cause for sleeping disorders.
Honey improves the quality of your sleep. It provides proper amount of storage of liver glycogen for the brain. When there is lack of glycogen to provide energy for the brain, the adrenal glands release more stress hormones such as adren… Read the rest
Sleeping is one of the most important activities for our health. Lack of sleep can be detrimental to the health. However, did you know that sleeping naked provides even more benefits than sleeping with clothes? Less than 10% of Americans sleep naked. Sleeping naked has some amazing health benefits, physically and psychologically.
Benefits of Sleeping Naked
People who sleep naked have better sleep than the ones who sleep with clothes. The body temperature naturally declines and if your ear clothes, it disrupts that cycle. As a result, you toss and turn, and have irregular sleeping patterns. On the other hand, sleeping naked will promote the sleep quality and you will sleep like a baby.
Sleeping naked will prevent the growth of yeast and bacteria. Moreover, it will dry out the spots of perspiration and keep the body comfortable.
Promotes Weight Loss
If you sleep naked, your cortisol levels decrease, you sleep better, and that promotes the weight loss process. If you want to shed some pounds, you have the solution.
Feeling More Frisky
The skin to skin contact will increase the bonding hormones such as oxytocin and make you more sensitized to your partner’s touch. Moreover, it will strengthen the feelings of trust, connectivity, and lower your heart rate.
Boosts t… Read the rest
Our bodies are very interesting things. They can actually inform us when something is not right. One of the things that our body does is twitching before you fall asleep. If this has been happening to you we want to tell you not to panic, you are not the only one. Sometimes, after a long day, you are in your bed and ready to sleep. However, there is a sudden interruption by twitching and this makes you wonder what could be wrong. Just continue reading.
The Hypnic Twitch Before Falling Asleep
According to scientists, this is known as the hypnic twitch and it resembles a feeling or falling thus making your body twitch. Some scientists believe that it might be the consumption of caffeine before bed or certain medications like Adderal and Ritalin. However, this also goes for people who are very exhausted and who finally go to sleep, but too fast. This is due to the fact that the brain cannot keep up with the sleep phases.
One hypothesis says that this happens because you are starting to dream but you are not fully asleep and this is a symptoms of both of these things fighting.
Another evolutionary hypothesis claims that this happens because this was the body’s way to wake up our ancestors before they fell out of the trees.
Namely, when your brain is confused, it will restart and you will wake up with a burst of chemi… Read the rest