How to Relax & Sleep Well the Natural Way

Supplements for Better Sleep

Your mind as well as your mood is affected by the energy level you have available. In this busy day and age, we are so busy, our lives are so stressed and it’s taking a toll on our overall health. Most people are not getting the proper amount of sleep to rejuvenate our bodies causing more and more stress disabilities.

Professional and personal pressures are at an all time high due to working longer hours, trying to balance budgets and never quite making it to the place everyone wants to be at. Doctors and physiologist agree that the amount of sleep the average person gets each night is well below what is necessary for overall good health.

Here are some of the biggest offenders that challenge our everyday well being:

  •  Your over-active brain is not allowing you to get decent sleep.
  •  Not being able to sleep throughout the night, constantly waking during the night.
  •  Constant issues that lead to anything but a deep sleep. Your are suffering from light sleep.
  •  Long term problems and worries that prevail over sleep, causing real problems within your life.

How To Curb Sleeplessness

Some of real lack of sleep disorders are caused by your eating habits. You should avoid caffeine anywhere after 4 pm along with any foods that are high in sugar. Caffeine and sugar are stimulants and should be shut down after this time period.

You should shut down your computer, laptops and other electronic devices at least two hours before turning in. The blue lights that are emitted from these devices will disrupt your sleep hormones. These hormones are known as melatonin and have a definite affect on sleep disorder.

If you have business or personal issues that disturb you, get a notepad and write your concerns down and firmly confirm that you will deal with issues in the morning. Starting off, you might find yourself waking up in the wee hours of the morning, so reconfirm your issues again, write them down and get back to sleep. No one can solve all their issues in one day, allow yourself to understand that and allow yourself to get some much needed sleep! Put them on the shelf and deal with them in the morning!

If light seems to be the biggest problem in not getting a good night’s sleep, invest in an eye mask or blackout curtains. Many people around the world have found great success with both of these options.

Natural Sleep Supplements

At Zoom Health we offer an increasing range of supplements for better sleep. Insomnia is a common disorder and there are natural compounds that will force your brain to induce serotonin and melatonin. These neurotransmitters are seriously responsible for deep, peaceful sleep. Serotonin and melaonin have been associated with the ability to a good night sleep for many years.

Here’s three natural supplements for better sleep:


This compound is one of our most popular supplements for better sleep. 5-HTP has been proven to increase melatonin levels as high as 200% within the human brain. All you need is a dosage of 200 mg.


A loss of magnesium within your body can cause lack of sleep. Magnesium has been found to alleviate insomnia. Research has found that magnesium decreases cortisone. Cortisone is the leading stress hormone which will keep you awake for hours on end. Magnesium also causes muscle relaxation, causing a calm, allowing you to relax, unwind and become sleepy!

As well as being one of the most popular supplements for better sleep, studies have shown that magnesium can potentially revert depression and other mood disorders as well.

Relaxation Formula

Relaxation formula is one of the most used supplements for better sleep. This unique blend will help you deal with stress by monitoring your healthy levels of cortisone. Relaxation Formula combines all natural ingredients that are scientifically proven to directly balance your cortisone levels.

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This post has been updated since its original publication in 2015.

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