Sleep Better with Natural Therapies

Sleep Better with Natural Therapies

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Combining a wide range of drug-free therapeutic approaches, this book is a step-by-step guide to Peter Smith's unique, 100% natural sleep solution. It: Am Explains how sleep 'works' and the physical and psychological causes of insomnia. Am Offers practical advice about how to practice good sleep behaviours and switch on relaxation responses within the nervous system, including the revolutionary concept of 'virtual darkness'. Am Gives tips on getting the right dietary supplements for a good night's sleep and creating the right sleeping environment. Am Advises 'night owls' 'early birds' and 'free runners' about how to reset problematic sleep cycles. Am Provides guidelines for preventing jetlag. 'Sleep Better with Natural Therapies' combines psychological treatments, such as CBT, with physiological ones, such as adjusting the biological clock, and demonstrates that it is possible to retrain the mind and change your learned associations with sleep in just a matter of weeks. This is vital reading for anyone struggling with insomnia, problems with sleep cycles, or the effects of jet lag and will be of interest to complementary health practitioners and mental health professionals.This clock regulates many body processes such as our appetite, the time of day we achieve peak mental performance and immune ... down, which lowers our core temperature and signals the onset of sleep; it also tells our pineal gland to produce melatonin. ... At the heart of the biological clock is the suprachiasmatic nucleus which sends out signals to How Does Our Biological Clock Affect Sleep Cycles?

Title:Sleep Better with Natural Therapies
Author:Peter Smith
Publisher:Singing Dragon - 2013-10-21


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