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Melatonin - Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Melatonin is a hormone produced naturally in the pineal gland at the base of the brain. It is important in regulating sleep, and may play a role in maintaining circadian rhythm, the body's nats....

Seasonal Affective Disorder - Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a form of depression most often associated with lack of daylight in extreme nort...

Jet Lag - Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Jet lag is a condition marked by fatigue, insomnia, and irritability that is caused by air travel through changing ti...

Insomnia - Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Insomnia is the inability to obtain an adequate amount or quality of sleep. The difficulty can be in falling asleep, ...

Ademetionine - Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Ademetionine, also known as SAMe, is a specific form of the amino acid methionine known as S-adenosyl-methionine. The...

5-HTP - Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

The acronym for 5-hydroxytryptophan (or 5-hydroxy-L-tryptophan) is 5-HTP, a compound found primarily in the brain. Th...

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NewsTarget reported that Jet Lag, better known as seconday circadian dysrhythmia , can make you lazy, hazy and crazy. Jet Lag has been shown to be tremendously disruptive to the body leading up to ...

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Busy business travelers are better served by planning for a successful business trip than by trying to figure out the right sleep-schedule to avert the fatigue of jet lag. Melatonin is by far...

Healing Highly Sensitive Body in Chicago and South Florida

High protein snacks a few hours before bed will help the brain to produce melatonin, a hormone that helps sleeping.  Try to avoid sweet snacks just before bed, as they can raise the blood sugar and...

Holistic Nutrition in Reston, VA

With the shortening days of winter, many of us notice tiredness, a bit of weight gain, difficulty getting out of bed and bouts of "the blues" . Some people, however, experience an exaggerat...

Hatch Wellness - Health/Nutrition Coaching

Here is the second part to the natural sleep solutions I shared earlier. Check out any of them at any time. Start with just one, and see how your body responds. Any investment you make to your heal...

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