Keep insomnia away with these six natural remedies

Updated On Jun 14, 2021 07:40 PM IST

Insomnia can affect your day to day activity and make you less productive. Chronic lack of sleep may be associated with health problems like depression, diabetes, high blood pressure, etc.

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If it is not very severe then you can naturally treat it at home with these remedies. Do not treat it at home with self-prescribed medicines if you have chronic insomnia.(File image) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 14, 2021 07:40 PM IST

If it is not very severe then you can naturally treat it at home with these remedies. Do not treat it at home with self-prescribed medicines if you have chronic insomnia.(File image)

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Lavender oil: Taking lavender oil orally is considered to be more effective. People with depression are often prescribed to take lavender oil capsules with antidepressants.(Unsplah) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Lavender oil: Taking lavender oil orally is considered to be more effective. People with depression are often prescribed to take lavender oil capsules with antidepressants.(Unsplah)

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Chamomile Tea: Though clinical trials have not proven that chamomile tea promotes sleep but it has been traditionally used to reduce stress, anxiety and muscle tension.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Chamomile Tea: Though clinical trials have not proven that chamomile tea promotes sleep but it has been traditionally used to reduce stress, anxiety and muscle tension.(Unsplash)

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Yoga: Practising yoga every day for at least 30 minutes will alleviate stress, improve physical functioning, and boost mental focus.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Yoga: Practising yoga every day for at least 30 minutes will alleviate stress, improve physical functioning, and boost mental focus.(Unsplash)

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Exercise: Working out daily not only improves your physical health but also your mental health. It promotes better sleep and reduced symptoms of depression and anxiety.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Exercise: Working out daily not only improves your physical health but also your mental health. It promotes better sleep and reduced symptoms of depression and anxiety.(Unsplash)

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Meditation: Reduce stress hormones by practising yoga regularly. This will help promote sleep, increase awareness, relax the body, and calm the mind.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Meditation: Reduce stress hormones by practising yoga regularly. This will help promote sleep, increase awareness, relax the body, and calm the mind.(Unsplash)

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Mantra repetition: Repeated positive affirmation are believed to produce feelings of relaxation by quieting the mind.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Mantra repetition: Repeated positive affirmation are believed to produce feelings of relaxation by quieting the mind.(Unsplash)

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Food and Diet: Apart from all the physical activities, you also need to focus on your diet and limit your intake of caffeine, alcohol and nicotine. Having food rich in magnesium like legumes and seeds, green leafy vegetables, wheat bran, almonds, cashews, etc can improve sleep quality. View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 14, 2021 07:40 PM IST

Food and Diet: Apart from all the physical activities, you also need to focus on your diet and limit your intake of caffeine, alcohol and nicotine. Having food rich in magnesium like legumes and seeds, green leafy vegetables, wheat bran, almonds, cashews, etc can improve sleep quality.

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