Sleep is a physiological process, essential to every living being, it maintains brain health, emotional well-being, helping the body to develop harmoniously and function at its best.
Its lack can have negative effects on our body, that's why doctors recommend that a person be properly rested, sleep 8 hours a night.
Lack of activity, stress, disturbing thoughts or even excessive fatigue can lead to insomnia.
! If insomnia persists for more than 3 days, it becomes a medical problem!
To avoid such problems, it's good to exercise every day, as much as we have space, gymnastics, yoga are recommended, or if you want something more rhythmic, you can focus on dancing or zumba. If you have no idea how to start doing such exercises, you can find various explanatory videos on YouTube, so that you don't injure yourself when you practice any exercise.
Plus, a warm bath, accompanied by background music and scented candles, induces deep relaxation, relaxes your muscles, reduces blood pressure and helps the body recover from fatigue, sleep settles in more easily and you rest more good.
If you want a more special treat, you can choose to decorate your water with different petals of medicinal flowers and season it with salt (sea, bitter, Praid salt, etc.), these make the relaxation more effective thanks to the active substances that they are found in medicinal plants as well as in salt, which, as is known, is antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and can be used for different types of pain: muscular, rheumatic, bone, etc.
Among the plants most often used for bathing are rose petals, jasmine flowers, linden or chamomile flowers, mint, mouse tail, lavender, etc. To enjoy a special smell, you can also mix a few drops of essential oils, which also have their healing properties, even if they do not have specific studies in this case.
In addition to all this, we must avoid foods that give us excessive energy, and here I mean sweets.
It is preferable to replace sweet chocolate with dark chocolate (with a high cocoa content of 70%), besides the fact that it is healthier, it also has properties that improve the mood, helps in the fight against depression and anxiety.
Snacks between meals must contain fruit or fresh juices, fruit yogurt, etc. , these help us stay healthy and have an iron immunity.
There are different herbal remedies that can help you before going to bed, teas, especially chamomile, linden, and if these do not help, it is important to seek the help of a specialist who can guide you in choosing an herbal supplement, specially designed to - improve your sleep and quality of life.
For the administration of any medicine or supplement, it is good to consult your doctor/pharmacist!