How To Prevent Insomnia

InsomniaInsomnia is not only the inability to sleep but also not been able to stay asleep and feeling tired even after a full night sleep. Sleep is very necessary to maintain a healthy life and not getting enough sleep can create growth problem, metabolism problem, and also problem with brain function and memory.

It can develop in anyone suddenly and at any age. But by following some tips one can prevent insomnia very easily. 5tips to prevent insomnia are as follows:

Ways To Prevent Insomnia

Stay Fresh

Meditate every night before going to sleep. Meditation will help you to stay relaxed and have a good sleep. Have a glass of water 15 minutes before going to bed and then meditate. Take deep breaths several times while meditating as it will keep away stress and help you to feel relaxed.


You can also do yoga as it will keep your body calm. But avoid doing any sort of heavy exercise during late evening and before going to bed. You should also avoid depression of any kind in order to prevent insomnia. Go for family get together. Hang out with old friends. All these will help to stay away from depression and thus prevent insomnia.

Avoid Exposure To Nicotine

Nicotine which is largely present in tobacco and some products containing tobacco, causes insomnia. So you should avoid exposure to tobacco smoking and any kind of products containing tobacco. You should also quit smoking and if you can’t quit smoking easily, then minimize the number of cigarettes you smoke every day. By quitting smoking, you can prevent insomnia to a large extent.

Take Magnesium And Calcium

Magnesium and calcium are sleep boosters and when you have them together they are more effective. You should take 200 milligrams of magnesium and 600 milligrams of calcium every night.


You should also include foods rich in magnesium and calcium in your daily diet. Some of the foods rich in magnesium are green leafy vegetables, whole grains, almonds and some rich in calcium are milk, cheese, and soybean.

Have Wild Lettuce

Wild lettuce is very effective in preventing restlessness and anxiety which are related with insomnia. Take 30-120 milligrams of supplement every night or have wild lettuce tincture (2-3 drops) 3-4 times every night.

wild lettuce

You can also take 10 gram of wild lettuce and 200 ml of water, boil them well, strain it and then have it before going to bed.


Having herbal tea is very effective. Have chamomile tea 1 cup 2-3 times daily or put its oil in bath water (5-6 drops). Have lavender tea 1 cup 2-3 times daily or use the oil (10 drops) to massage your body daily. Have valerian tea 1 cup 2-3 times daily. You can also take valerian capsule one hour before going to bed.

chamomile tea

It will help you to calm down before going to bed. You can also have lemon balm tea sometime before going to bed as it will relieve any tension and help you to sleep well.

So getting rid of insomnia is not that difficult and by following the above mentioned 5 tips you can easily get good results within a very short time.

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