July 2, 2018 @ 4:21 PM

Insomnia results when you are habitually unable to shut down your brain at bedtime and fall asleep.  Insomnia can result from stress, work overload, excitement and anticipation, nutritional deficiencies, eating habits, hormonal changes, depression, constipation, or simply from bedtime habits

Before you look for a solution outside of your bedroom, begin by eliminating all possible causes  

Is your bedroom cluttered?  Do you have a television, computer or lots of books in your bedroom?  Is there a fan above your bed?  These subliminal messages in your environment create stimulation and tell your brain to stay active.  Your bedroom should be a place of rest...not work or activity.  When you walk into your bedroom, the immediate impression should be that this is a place of safety, rest, relaxation and comfort     

Is your bedroom completely dark?  Do you keep a nightlight on or curtains open?  Light in the bedroom from any source stops your brain from producing melatonin, a chemical that tells your body to go to sleep.  You won't sleep as restfully if you are exposed to light.  If you cannot block out all sources of light, try wearing a night mask  

Is your bedroom too warm?  Keep your room 4 degrees cooler at night than in daytime.  Cooler temperatures signal your brain to go to sleep.  That's why you feel sleepy when you become hypothermic

In the evening, don't eat foods that contain sugar, tannins, or caffeine, as these are stimulants that release adrenalin, which makes your mind and body more alert.  Don't watch suspenseful movies or television shows or crime dramas.  The adrenal stress caused by fear and tension can keep you awake and alert for hours!

Magnesium is a mineral needed for muscle relaxation.  Itcalms the nervous system.  Along with calcium, it alkalizes your body to reduce stress, inflammation and pain.  Deficiency causes constipation, stress, restless leg syndrome, as well as insomnia.  

Before bedtime, try powdered magnesium citrate shaken in water (shaking ionizes the minerals to make them bond with water which increases assimilation).  Full spectrum B-vitamins are also helpful in calming you and lowering stress levels.  But, take vitamins early in the day

Research has shown that increasing your fibre intake by 25% can help significantly with better quality sleep.  A bran muffin or two a day can stop insomnia

When you are under stress and your brain wants to focus on all the details that need your attention, try creating a sensory focus for your mind.  Play relaxing music or a guided meditation to induce alpha brain waves.  Whisper 'shhhhhhhh' to yourself repeatedly.  Don't attempt puzzles or making lists.   These activities will stimulate alertness  

For stress and 'brain chatter', try 3 spritzes of STRESS BUSTER! your mouth before bedtime.  Add a light spritz of STRESS BUSTER on your shoulders and neck to release tension and augment relaxation.  You'll feel more relaxed and gently focused in a few minutes 

For chronic sleeplessness, try RESTFUL.  This amazing essence fusion introduces botanical and vibrational frequencies that calm your brain.  Used nightly for 3-6 days, the frequencies in RESTFUL are designed to re-train your brain to settle down so that you can fall asleep naturally and awake refreshed  

The advantage of RESTFUL is that it is drug-free and natural.  You won't feel groggy when you awake, you will be able to awaken in emergencies (such as a fire), and if you awaken to go to the bathroom, you will be able to easily fall back to sleep.  After a week or so, you may only need RESTFUL occasionally (unless you are under severe on-going stress)  

During sleep your brain waves should cycle through 3 stages or levels ... alpha (dream state) 7.8 - 11 htz ... delta 4 - 7.8 htz ... theta (deep sleep to facilitate cellular repair) 1.8-4 htz.  If you do not reach a deep theta sleep, your body cannot regenerate itself and you will age more quickly and your health will decline.  If you do not dream, you cannot process your experiences or solve problems 

Your brain should cycle through all of these 3 levels at least 3-4 times per night.  Each cycle should take about 1.5 hours.  Pharmaceutical sleep aids generally drop your brain waves down into delta and theta and hold you in that state all night long.  This is dangerous.  For one thing, you won't wake up in an emergency, such as a fire.  And, you will awake stressed and tired because you haven't solved your problems   

We tested RESTFUL at a sleep apnea clinic.  It outperformed pharmaceutical sleep aids.  Brain wave analysis showed that RESTFUL began to normalize sleep brainwaves starting on the first night of use.   By the 3rd night, sleep quality was excellent.  Participants found they dreamed more and experienced less stress due to an increased ability to solve problems 

 

These recorded brainwave patterns of a test subject show how quickly Restful begins to normalize sleep cycles.  Brainwaves in healthy sleep should cycle through Alpha (7.8-11 htz dream state), Delta (4-7.8 htz) and Theta (1.8-4 htz)  3-4 times during the night. 

 

Image 1 shows an abnormal sleep pattern before treatment with 86% quality sleep and almost 9 hours of sleep required.  Image 2 shows a brain wave pattern using drugs to produce 88% quality sleep, but very little dreaming (problem-solving), with almost 9.5 hours of sleep required, and a groggy morning awake-time.  The third image shows normal brain wave patterns after using Restful.  The sleeper awakes rested and alert with 89% quality sleep after less than 8.5 hours.  The 4th image is after 3 days using Restful.  After only 3 days, the brain waves have normalized to produce 90% quality sleep, requiring only 8 hours of sleep    

 

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