Effective, Natural Treatments for Sleep Issues and Insomnia

September 10th, 2006

Are you having trouble sleeping? Sound sleep is critical to your health and well-being. If you are not sleeping well it can negatively impact your life and disrupt everyday functioning. Sleep is just as important to your optimal health as diet and exercise.

Researchers found 75% of adults frequently have symptoms of sleeping problems. Insomnia is also sometimes a symptom of some underlying disease or problem such as stress, Anxiety, Depression, Heart Disease, sleep apnea, Hot Flashes, Diabetes or lung disease.

You don�t need to put your body through the pain caused by the dangerous side effects of prescription drugs, especially when there is a better answer in the form of natural Herbs.

Our rushed and sleep deprived lifestyles gives rise to sleep disorders, including Insomnia. Insomnia is an ever-increasing problem worldwide. Statistics show that 3 of 4 adults frequently suffer from symptoms of sleep problems.

Sleep problems and Insomnia are no longer confined to older adults and senior citizens. The largest increase of these issues has been seen in children and young adults. For the last few years, sales of sleep remedies have been on the rise, including natural and Herbal Remedies. Many alternative treatments are effective in treating both the symptom of Insomnia and its underlying causes.

Insomnia is a disorder that can cause many problems, both physical and mental. It can interfere and disrupt a normal life, it contributes to Headaches, dizziness, mental exhaustion, confusion, memory problems, and emotional instability. Insomnia is not a disease but it can be a sign of a more serious disorder such as Arthritis, Asthma, stress, kidney, Heart Disease, etc.

According to the National Sleep Foundation polls, nearly 6 out of l0 men and women - 126 million people - experience at least one symptom of Insomnia a few nights a week.

In Ayurvedic medicine, Insomnia is often associated with a vata imbalance. Vata regulates breathing and Circulation. People with a vata imbalance often notice irritability, Anxiety, and fear with Insomnia.

Insomnia comes in many forms, from very mild or only occasional bouts of Sleeplessness to acute where the lack of sleep goes on night after night, week after week, and even year after year, leaving a person dragged out, stressed and unable to function normally.

Extended use of prescription sleep medications often makes Insomnia worse over the long term. Prescription sleep medications can be habit forming and often do not treat the specific cause of the Insomnia. Sleeping pills can cause morning grogginess, disorientation that can lead to falls or other problems, Memory Loss and confusion. Also, no prescription sleeping drugs for children have FDA approval for that age group.

The prescription drug Ambien is widely known and is indicated for the short-term treatment of Insomnia. Although Ambien will probably give you a good night’s sleep, it’s not recommended for long-term use and, in some people, can cause dizziness, nausea, vomiting and even short-term amnesia. The more common side effects may include Allergies, daytime drowsiness, dizziness, fatigue, drugged feeling, headache, Indigestion and nausea to name a few.

There are 26 million annual prescriptions for Ambien. Yet Ambien carries many dangerous side effects, risks and warnings. Special warnings about Ambien include that you can become dependent on some sleep medications if you use them for a long time or at high doses and some people using Ambien-especially those taking serotonin-boosting antidepressants-have experienced unusual changes in their thinking and behavior.

Also, Ambien and other sleep medicines can cause a special type of Memory Loss. It should not be taken on an overnight airplane flight of less than 7 to 8 hours, since “traveler’s amnesia” may occur. Ambien also can affect your memory.

Various natural treatment options, such as foods, dietary Supplements and Herbal Remedies, are available as helpful alternatives to over-the-counter and prescription medications. Native Remedies offers 100% natural Herbal Remedies for Insomnia and sleep disorders that are safe alternatives without side-effects or risk of addiction. Ranging from SerenitePlus, SereniteLT, SereniteJR. for children, and Sleep Tonic which is safe during Pregnancy, Breastfeeding and for all ages!

Some benefits to choosing non-pharmacologic sleep aids are:

  • less expensive than a pharmacologic treatment

  • fewer side effects are experienced

  • longer-lasting relief (particularly when behavioral treatments are used as well).

Following is a brief overview of symptoms, causes and natural treatment options for sleep problems and disorders and Insomnia.

Insomnia Symptoms

  • Difficulty getting to sleep and staying asleep - This condition continues night after night for a month or more.

  • Waking up tired - People with Insomnia often feel like they haven’t slept at all.

  • Morning Headaches -This is often called the hangover effect, when, in fact, the person did no drinking the night before.

  • Difficulty concentrating

  • Irritability

  • Bloodshot eyes

  • Daytime sleepiness

Causes of Insomnia

Insomnia is often not a disease in itself but a symptom of some underlying disease or problem

Treatments for Insomnia

  • Treat any underlying causes - If you suffer from a disease or disorder that is causing the Insomnia, that must be treated first.

  • Reduction of stress or Anxiety

  • Medication - Herbal pills and natural Herbs. Herbal Remedies such as Chamomile, Lemon Balm, St. John�s Wort, and Passion Flower have been used for Insomnia for many years.

  • Relaxation techniques - Meditation. Hypnosis. Soft music.

  • Improved lifestyle - Keeping regular hours. Cutting back on caffeine, smoking and alcohol. Making sure the bedroom and bed are comfortable places to be.

Sleep isn’t just the concern of those who suffer from sleep loss. It can also affect your family, you friends, and your community as well.

Awareness must be raised of the importance of adequate sleep to health and safety and of the signs of symptoms of sleep problems and disorders. Awareness also needs to be raised that there are natural and herbal alternative treatments available to you for naturally treating Insomnia and sleep problems without the dangerous side-effects and addiction of the prescription pharmacological drugs.

Sources: HealthSquare.com; AskDocWeb; Jennifer Warner -WebMD Medical News; Florence Cardinal-Your Guide to Sleep Disorders on About.com; Science News Online; Helpguide.org

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Relieving Dental Anxiety

August 22nd, 2006

Relieve Dental Anxiety with Powerful Self Hypnosis Exercises

Expert, Bruce Peltier Ph.D., will guide you through the same hypnosis exercises he teaches dental students at the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry.

If Fears Prevent You from Getting the Quality of Dental Care that You Need, You Are Not Alone.

Anxiety about dental treatment is extremely common, and studies have noted that anywhere from 46% to 75% of the general population suffers from dental Anxiety, while 6 - 14% of the population never goes to the dentist because of fear.

Among those who do not visit dentists regularly, 90% report that the reason is dental fear. If you are nervous about going to the dentist you are normal. Issues may include the fear of losing control, a negative past experience, fear of choking, and the list goes on.

Hypnosis Can Help You Overcome Your Fears

Hypnosis and Self-Hypnosis are well-suited for relieving dental Anxiety. Most people can use hypnosis to relax their body and mind, to focus their mind on positive or safe and comfortable images, to create numbness in selected parts of the body, to go away to a safe place, and to speed the healing process.

Most people can learn how to put themselves into a light or moderate trance state. They can learn to do this anywhere, including the dentist�s office, and with a little effort they can learn to do some powerful things in just a couple of weeks of practice.

The trick is to experiment with trance on your own first, so that you can become competent and confident with hypnosis and its benefits. Use this CD to get started and practice for a couple of weeks at home until you feel that you can take your trance skills to the dentist�s office.

Talk to Your Dentist

Make sure that you have a dentist who is willing to cooperate with your plan to use trance in the treatment. Most modern dentists have heard about hypnosis and are willing to give it a chance. They simply need to provide a little time for you to do the Self-Hypnosis before they begin to do their work, and they probably need to be willing to work at a pace that is comfortable for you, as well as for them.

Discuss this with your dentist ahead of time. If they are not willing to cooperate, find a dentist who will. Some dentists actually specialize in the treatment of fearful patients, and they may be willing to help you with your trance.

Relieve Dental Anxiety Risk Free

As with all of our programs, you have one full year to test your results. If this program does not help you with your dental Anxiety, simply return it for a full refund of the product price.

Relieving Dental Anxiety is a 1-CD Program:

CD1

Read more about Relieving Dental Anxiety.

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Anxiety Symptoms and Treatment: Finding the Best Anxiety Treatment Program for You

July 22nd, 2006

Many people feel anxious at some point in their lives, such as before an important exam or when called upon to speak in public. Anxiousness is a normal reaction to stressful events, but if anxiousness becomes chronic and excessive, it may be the sign of an Anxiety disorder.

There are many different types of Anxiety disorders, each with its own Anxiety symptoms and treatment options. Some of the most common types are generalized Anxiety disorder, post traumatic stress disorder, social phobia and panic disorder.

Generalized Anxiety disorder is characterized by constant and exaggerated worrisome thoughts and unnecessary Tension about routine events and everyday activities. The symptoms must have existed without interruption for at least six months. Generalized Anxiety disorder lacks many of the more dramatic symptoms of other Anxiety disorders and so can be harder to diagnose, but it can include physical symptoms like Headaches, Sweating and gastrointestinal trouble. Individual therapy is usually the best treatment method for finding Anxiety relief and should focus on helping the patient identify stress factors and find a balance between work, family and social obligations.

Post traumatic stress disorder can occur after witnessing or experiencing a traumatic event like a murder, rape, mugging, car crash or natural disaster. Those who suffer from this disorder can experience the event repeatedly in nightmares and flashbacks and also begin to feel depressed, angry, irritable, can scare easily and become emotionally numb. Post traumatic stress disorder is treated in a similar manner to generalized Anxiety disorder and includes identifying stress factors, coping emotionally with the traumatic event, and developing relaxation techniques for coping with Anxiety.

Social phobia is characterized by an overwhelming fear of embarrassment, scrutiny or humiliation in social situations which causes people with the condition to avoid normal social activities. Treatment can include medication or cognitive-behavioral therapy, a type of therapy that concentrates on examining the symptoms and reasoning through them, as well as exposing the patient gradually to the circumstances that cause their panic.

Panic disorders are characterized by a frequent and irrational occurrence of episodes of intense fear, otherwise known as a Panic Attack. Effective treatment usually includes a combination of psychotherapy and learned relaxation techniques.

Anxiety disorders almost always require professional treatment. It is not usually possible to “just get over it”, as it is a genuine mental illness that deserves medical attention. Consulting a doctor and developing an appropriate treatment Anxiety treatment program is the first step in overcoming this debilitating disorder.

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Managing Stress and Anxiety

July 21st, 2006

Go Beyond Relaxation. Learn to Manage Stress and Anxiety

Make stress your friend with our proven hypnosis audio sessions and comprehensive stress management system.

We all know that life is full of situations that can cause you stress. You have probably noticed that some people are able to easily manage these events, while others are easily overwhelmed.

The people who do well under stress are no different than you except that they have learned effective stress management skills. Learning effective stress management skills is one of the most important things you can do in life.

FREE GIFT:

The Coping with Stress and Anxiety System � ebook (a $39 value)

Please take an opportunity to download Dr. Randy Gilchrist�s comprehensive stress management system. In this ebook you will learn 30 techniques for managing stress and Anxiety.

“This system is wonderful because I now handle my stress instead of feeling helpless and frustrated. The methods really work for me. I have already recommended the system to others.” – Ann Rogers Lincoln, California

Why are Stress Management Skills Important?

It is estimated that over 80% of visits to doctors are stress and Anxiety related. Being over-stressed can also lead to low work performance, sleep issues, absent mindedness, decreased interest in life, addictions, and many other undesirable results.

On the other hand, people who respond well to stress and know how to prevent unnecessary Anxiety are typically peak performers. Below are some results you can expect if you listen to the Stress and Anxiety Management hypnosis CDs and follow the Coping with Stress and Anxiety Management System:

Being able to effectively manage stress and Anxiety will help to:

  • Increase your energy and focus
  • Deal effectively with authority, roles and limits
  • Increase your tolerance to frustration during difficult circumstances
  • Adapt to change and prosper from it
  • Develop a sense of belonging
  • Show friendliness, care, and love
  • Enjoy recreation
  • Relax and sleep better
  • Have a sense of humor and be able to laugh at yourself
  • Demonstrate a reasonable sense of independence and self reliance

How Will Hypnosis Help?

Through hypnosis, which is a focused state of attention that increases suggestibility, you will be guided through exercises that help you learn how to adapt to stressful situations, resolve existing anxieties, and create new ways of looking at the world.

In a recent study at Ohio State University, medical students who learned just one part of what you will experience in our hypnosis sessions were able to significantly reduce exam-time stress. Furthermore, blood samples revealed that these students� immune systems became stronger the more they practiced the techniques!

SOURCE/REFERENCE: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 2001; 69: 674-682

Why This Program?

As with all of our programs, we recruit the best therapists in the English speaking world for each issue. We interview multiple candidates, check references and do a peer review. Out of all the therapists, we believe that Dr. Randy Gilchrist Psy.D., is uniquely qualified for this program.

His success rate in the one other program he created for us THE NON-SMOKER�S EDGE, has been amazing and the results from his ebook alone on stress management have been phenomenal.

What You will Receive:

If you have not already downloaded Dr. Gilchrist�s ebook, The Coping With Stress and Anxiety System�, you will receive a link to download this manual on the order confirmation page.

This manual provides you with 30 easy-to-use techniques to manage stress and lessen Anxiety in your everyday life and is very powerful on its own.

You will also receive a 2CD set which contains 3 powerful hypnosis sessions that will work with your subconscious mind to help you learn to truly relax, manage stress and lessen Anxiety.

Learn to Manage Stress Risk Free for One Full Year

As with all of our programs, we give you one full year to try the product. If it does not work for you, then send it back within one year and we refund you the full product cost.

“I like your system because it is full of useful information. I could not afford the time or money to go to a therapist, and I needed help big time. Thank you.”– Sue Bolder Waynesville, Ohio

Managing Stress and Anxiety is a 2-CD Program:

CD1

Program introduction Total Relaxation Hypnosis

CD2

Stress Management Hypnosis Anxiety Management Hypnosis

Read more about Managing Stress and Anxiety.

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Learning How Herbs Can Aid in Treating Depression Naturally

July 19th, 2006

If you are like many of the 20.9 million adults in the U.S. who are suffering from Depression, you have probably debated the pros and cons of taking prescription antidepressants. While Depression can often be combated with therapy alone, some professionals do recommend medication for certain cases. The right type and dosage of a prescription medication can sometimes meet with success for a patient, but many experience side effects that outweigh the benefits.

Side effects vary between the different types of Antidepressant, but the most commonly prescribed medications are selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Paxil, Prozac and Zoloft are all SSRIs, and often produce side effects such as Sexual Dysfunction, nausea, diarrhea and Headaches, and in some cases thoughts of suicide. In order to avoid these, more and more people are deciding instead to explore Natural Remedies for Depression.

Among those who know, St. John’s Wort is almost unanimously agreed upon as the alternative treatment for Depression. Many believe that it is more effective at treating Depression than many prescription medications but with fewer risks. The active compounds in St. John’s Wort help naturally reduce feelings of sadness, Anxiety and worthlessness, and many who take it also report less exhaustion and fewer Headaches. Best of all, this herb often produces no side effects, although some might experience sensitivity to sun or other minor side effects.

Ginko Biloba is a natural ingredient that improves Circulation in the brain, which often in turn improves memory and also alleviates some symptoms of Depression. It is not as effective as St. John’s Wort, but it can be taken in conjunction with other natural ingredients as an overall mood-booster.

Siberian Ginseng aids the balance of essential neurotransmitters like serotonin, norepinephrine and dopamine in the brain. Taking Siberian Ginseng regularly can lead to improved feelings of general well-being.

Passion flower is another natural ingredient that can help treat Depression, Anxiety and sleep disorders. Passion flower is a natural salve that helps to calm and soothe. When it is combined with St. John’s Wort, it can be very successful in treating Depression naturally.

These and many other Herbs are helpful in alleviating many of the symptoms of Depression, and as with anything you put into your body, each person will react differently to them. It is important to allow a trial period in order to feel the effects of the natural medications, as some will take several weeks to take effect. As always, you should seek a doctor’s advice before you decide to stop taking a prescription medication, and you should avoid combining prescription medications with natural medications. Hopefully, you will find a safe, healthy combination of natural ingredients helps you to feel consistently better over time.

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Why Psychological Treatment Methods for Depression Can Work Better Than Antidepressants

July 18th, 2006

Millions of people who are suffering from Depression are currently taking Antidepressant medication in an attempt to battle the condition. Oftentimes, doctors are quick to prescribe the medication — in fact, many times, it’s the first thing they do after diagnosing a patient.

One of the keys to understanding and treating Depression is understanding what antidepressants really do: they tackle the symptoms of Depression, not the roots. In many cases, psychotherapy and behavioral therapy are much more effective in treating Depression and preventing relapse than medication is. Antidepressants can be useful, especially in cases where the symptoms are so intense that it prevents the patient from receiving any other kind of treatment. But even in those cases where major Depression treatment is needed, antidepressants alone are rarely enough to permanently battle the condition — they are just an effective way to temporarily relieve the patient’s symptoms enough to allow him/her to receive proper treatment.

Antidepressants are used to treat chemical imbalance in the brain, but what many do not realize is that the chemical imbalance is usually a symptom of Depression and not the cause. Even when treating the symptoms, antidepressants can be highly unpredictable. In one third of the cases, the medication is effective; in one third, it is partially effective, and in the remaining third, it is not effective at all. In many cases, even when the medication is working, the side effects are so unpleasant that the patient elects to stop using it. Also, antidepressants are not meant to be taken permanently. When a patient stops taking them, he/she is likely to relapse.

Depression is often better combated without any medication at all. Psychological treatment methods for Depression — especially certain kinds of psychotherapy — have proven highly effective in treating the condition permanently. Good counseling will break down each patient’s cycle of Depression and help the patient identify unhealthy behaviors or thinking patterns and teach him/her how to change them. If there is a particular event that triggered the Depression, counseling can help the patient work through that as well.

Some Herbal Remedies can be a good complement to therapy by helping to naturally relieve some of the symptoms of Depression. St. John’s Wort is generally considered to be one of the most potent Natural Remedies for Depression, and is so effective that it outsells prescription medications in some markets. Other popular choices for treating Depression naturally include ginko Biloba and passion flower.

In all cases, Depression should be treated with the help of a professional. However, the more responsibility you take for learning about your condition, the better you’ll understand your options, and the more participation you’ll have in deciding which treatment is best for you. Remember to allow time for whichever treatment option you choose to take effect, and to speak up if you are uncomfortable. Eventually, you will find your path to better health.

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Mountain Rose Herbs is where NHH recommends you purchase all of your Bulk Herbs, Spices, Teas and single oils!

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Aromatherapy Spray to Ease Your Mind

July 16th, 2006

Most of us go through periodic bouts of worry and stress, or times when our thoughts seem to go round and round like a hamster wheel.

Fortunately, there is sweet-smelling relief close at hand.

Find out which Essential Oils can help to settle your mind, alleviating worry, obsessive overthinking, and muddled Anxiety. We’ll also tell you how to make a simple and effective spray that you can use just about anywhere for soothing and comfort. You can even add it to your house-cleaning sprays!

Essential Oils of Marjoram and Chamomile help to quell the worry of a mind under pressure and in need of comfort. Camphoraceous and clarifying, yet sweet and reassuring, Marjoram oil is useful for hazy, fretful states of mental fatigue. It helps to settle those who feel they have no one to talk to, and must consequently struggle with their worries on their own. It�s also good for those who tend to worry incessantly about others.

Roman and German Chamomile oils are for the overthinking of the tense perfectionist, and for the person who finds it difficult to �switch off� from work.

Clary Sage is recommended for the type of overthinking that seems from a tense and changeable search for ideal solutions. Even when such a person has actually made a decision, they worry if it is right and whether they should change their mind.

Fennel oil�s ability to encourage self-_expression benefits those whose tendency to worry is exacerbated by a difficulty with communication. Thoughts and concerns �ferment� because they have no positive outlet.

Patchouli oil, like Vetiver, is rich and grounding, restoring awareness of the body and senses. Earthy and sweet, it is supportive to the Spleen, and always the worry that comes of excessive mental strain. Like Coriander seed oil, Patchouli gently stimulates the Mind, and through its spicy warmth uplifts and arouses. Patchouli and Coriander are suitable for the worry of the depressive, remote individual.

Lemon oil clears mental �congestion� — the plethora of thoughts that �bog down� the mind. Grapefruit disperses the worry that comes from Tension and frustration.

Geranium Essential Oil increases one�s awareness of the senses, helping to settle a restless and scattered mind. It�s indicated for people whose overthinking stifles and obscures the emotions. It may be used to encourage the capacity for receptivity and intuitive insight.

Cardamom oil is effective for worry in all its forms, grounding and inspiring contentment and tranquility. Cardamom is uplifting and clarifying, benefiting anxious, muddled, and depressive types.

Calming Mind Sprays

Place the oils in one cup of water in a spray bottle and shake well. Spray in the air or on non-staining surfaces.

For Obsessive Overthinking

For Those Over-Preoccupied with Detail

For Those who are Over-Analytical and Detached

Treating Insomnia With Nutrition and Herbs

June 22nd, 2006

What is Triple Complex Sleep Tonic?

Triple Complex Sleep Tonic contains Calcium Sulphate, Magnesium Phosphate and Calcium Phosphate and can help to restore healthy sleep patterns naturally.

Triple Complex Sleep Tonic helps the body relax and produce all the hormones essential for healthy sleep.

Best of all, Triple Complex Sleep Tonic is safe for everyone, including Pregnant and nursing women, children, small babies and people on other prescription drugs.

For chronic Insomnia, use together with our MindSoothe Capsules , MindSoothe Jr. Capsules, Serenite Sleep Drops and Serenite Jr. Sleep Drops

What are Tissue Salts?

Tissue Salts, also called cell salts or biochemic salts, are composed of Minerals which occur naturally in our bodies and all Organic matter on earth, such as plants, rocks and soil.

Dr Scheussler, a prominent 19th Century German doctor, conducted research which demonstrated that, when reduced to ashes, each human cell contains 12 Minerals or biochemic tissue salts and that these Minerals should be present in all living cells in perfect balance to ensure good health.

Imbalance, or a deficiency of any of the tissue salts, causes disease and the body begins to develop symptoms associated with the tissue salts that are lacking.

Restoring the correct balance of tissue salts in the body will therefore remove the symptoms and restore health and vitality.

This system of medicine is called Biochemistry and is still practiced today by homeopaths and naturopaths all over the world.

Are tissue salts Supplements or medicine?

A little of both in a way! Tissue salts can be described as ‘Nutroceuticals’ - nutritional substances which are used to maintain optimal health and functioning and also to restore balance and relieve symptoms of disease.

Tissue Salts can therefore be taken regularly to prevent illness and improve functioning (just like Vitamins), but can also be used to treat symptoms when this is necessary (as one would do with medicines).

The only difference is that they are taken more frequently to treat symptoms and less frequently as a preventative and a health aid.

As an example, certain tissue salts can be taken three times a day to promote digestive health. However, if symptoms like Indigestion, gas, nausea or Bloating occur, the frequency can be increased too.

If tissue salts are also nutritional, can I get them from a healthy diet?

Yes, in theory you can - and that is how it is supposed to be! Since the 12 different tissue salts are present in all Organic matter, our bodies obtain tissue salts from the food that we eat and the water that we drink.

A healthy diet should be able to provide all the tissue salts that our bodies need. Unfortunately, due to modern farming methods, the food that is available to us is often deficient in the Minerals and Vitamins that are essential for health - even if we follow a healthy diet.

Added to this is the fact that many people rely on fast food or pre-packed processed meals due to time constraints and a stressful lifestyle.

Over time, this can lead to symptoms of poor health or even disease. This means that the majority of people in Western countries are deficient in essential Vitamins and other nutritional substances, and need to take Supplements on a daily basis.

Are tissue salts safe?

Even some Vitamins taken in excess can do harm! Not so with Tissue Salts.

Due to a unique and specialized manufacturing process, our tissue salts are present in a highly absorbable form and only minute amounts are therefore present in each tablet.

This means that tissue salts are extremely safe and free of side effects.

It is impossible to overdose with tissue salts and they may be safely be taken by people of all ages, as well as infants and women who are Pregnant or nursing.

How has Triple Complex Sleep Tonic helped others?

“Thanks to your Sleep Tonic, my nights of lying awake are over! I have a heart condition and cannot take anything else - so you can imagine how glad I was to find something that works so well and which also does not interact with my heart medication!” Sheila.

“I took your Triple Complex Sleep Tonic while I was Pregnant and have continued ever since because it really helps me to sleep well. I have also used it in a little bit of warm water for my baby and for my three year old son, who have both inherited the family Insomnia and find that they sleep soundly. It is truly wonderful to find a product which does so much good without the risks attached to the drugs that are usually prescribed!” Lindi B.

How do I take Triple Complex Sleep Tonic?

Tissue salts are easy to take! For everyday use, simply place the tiny tablets under your tongue and allow to dissolve. They are pleasant tasting and even children love to take them! For babies and smaller children, the tablets can be crushed and sprinkled on the tongue or mixed in a little warm water.

As a preventative or part of a maintenance program - dissolve 2 - 4 tablets under the tongue in a clean mouth three times a day.

For symptomatic treatment - dissolve 2 - 4 tablets under the tongue up to six times daily.

Babies and toddlers: Dissolve 1 - 2 tablets in a little warm milk or water. May be added to the night time bottle.

How long till I see results?

People can differ widely in their response times to Tissue Salts depending on individual makeup, severity of symptoms, lifestyle, diet, etc.

Some may experience symptomatic relief within days, while others can take up to 6 weeks before an effect is felt.

Often, as in the case of all good tonics, a gradual improvement is felt over time.

How long does a bottle last?

Each Native Remedies Triple Complex Sleep Tonic bottle contains 360 tablets.

If you are taking Triple Complex Tissue Salts as a preventative (2 - 4 tablets three times a day), one bottle will last approximately a month.

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For Guaranteed, Effective, 100% Natural Herbal Remedies , please visit Native Remedies

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NaturalEco Organics is where we recommend you go for Organic, natural, chemical-free products and quality remedies for a safe, healthy journey for Mom and Baby, from Pregnancy to baby’s Nursery!

Mountain Rose Herbs is where NHH recommends you purchase all of your Bulk Herbs, Spices, Teas and single oils!

Are you looking for quality Vitamins, diet aids and health Supplements? Visit the Health Supplement Shop - highly recommended by NHH!

Expanding the Options on Your List of Depression Medication

June 22nd, 2006

Over 20 million adults in the U.S. are suffering from Depression, and many of them have explored the use of Antidepressant medication to help alleviate their symptoms. Not all people who suffer from Depression choose to use medication; oftentimes, therapy alone is enough to successfully treat the condition. But those who do are faced with a variety of options — including herbal ones.

Antidepressants are more widely used to treat serious Depression than mild Depression. There are several kinds of antidepressants, all of which work slightly differently. One common type is the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). This type of medication specifically targets the neurotransmitter serotonin, which is essential in monitoring mood. Commonly prescribed SSRIs include Prozac, Paxil, Luvox and Zoloft.

Another kind of Antidepressant is the monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI). MAOIs are usually only recommended to patients with atypical symptoms, and are not usually the first type of Antidepressant prescribed to a person. If a patient is not responding to other types of antidepressants, a doctor may recommend an MAOI. MAOIs work by reducing the amount of monoamine oxidase in the brain. Monoamine oxidase is the substance that breaks down neurotransmitters such as serotonin and norepenephrine, which help regulate mood. Reducing the amount of monoamine oxidase in the system can help restore brain chemical balance. Nardil and Parnate are examples of MAOIs.

While prescription antidepressants can work for some patients, they also produce an alarming amount of side effects in many cases. Sexual Dysfunction, nausea, diarrhea and Headaches are just a few of the commonly reported side effects. Even more disturbingly, these medications can also cause thoughts of suicide, particularly in younger patients.

Many who are fed up with the side effects of antidepressants (or who simply don’t want to risk them in the first place) turn instead to Natural Remedies for Depression. Some remedies have proven to be so effective that they outsell prescription medications in some markets. St. John’s Wort, for example, is one of the herbal treatments for Depression that works so well that in Germany, it outsells many major prescription antidepressants. St. John’s Wort is believed to boost serotonin levels in the brain, naturally lifting spirits and alleviating feelings of Depression.

There are many other natural ingredients that are effective in treating Depression, including passion flower, ginko Biloba, and kava kava, among others. You should always consult a doctor before beginning or ending any prescription medication, and if you decide to pursue the option of treating Depression naturally, remember to give the medication time to take effect. Whatever choice you make, patience and perseverance in exploring the options on your list of Depression medication will ultimately lead you to a happier, healthier life.

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50 Ways to Say Goodbye to the Moody Blues

June 22nd, 2006

Just can’t shake those negative feelings? Try these tips guaranteed to brighten your day…

By Charlotte Haigh

Put on a CD Make sure it’s either upbeat or classical music - studies have found listening to these sorts of tunes can really perk you up.

B happy “The B group of Vitamins are vital for a good mood,” says nutritionist Patrick Holford. On a bad day, load whole grains, green vegetables, meat, fish and dairy on to your plate.

Step out A 30-minute walk will give you an instant boost, and going for a brisk stroll three times a week is as effective as anti-depressants, according to research from Duke University in the US.

Go outdoors Sunlight stimulates production of happiness-inducing melatonin. Make the most of the warmer weather (don’t forget your sunscreen!).

Smell yourself happy “Jasmine Essential Oil triggers the release of the brain’s feelgood chemicals (endorphins) to elevate your mood,” says Margo Marrone, homeopath and founder of The Organic Pharmacy. Add 10 drops of it to a warm bath - try Tisserand Jasmine in Jojoba Oil (�5.99/9ml, from health food stores).

Eat fat Cheer yourself up with a super-dose of essential Fatty Acids, crucial for a sunny disposition. Lunch on tinned sardines with green leaves salad and Avocado, drizzled with Sesame seed oil.

Look at yellow “Yellow can lift your spirits and self-esteem,” says colour psychologist Angela Wright. Put on a sunny-coloured top, or buy yourself a bright bunch of flowers for your desk.

Read a novel Dipping into a book is a great form of escapism and perfect for lifting you out of a grumpy mood.

Pamper yourself Splash out on a treatment - a facial (or a massage for men) will help you look great as well as relaxing you by working out Tension in your face and neck.

Be grateful Get yourself out of self-pity mode by writing a gratitude list. Note down everything that’s great in your life, from the good neighbour who always helps out at the last minute to a family holiday coming up soon.

Think yourself happy “Reflecting on something pleasant can encourage feelings of joy,” says Patrick Whiteside, psychiatrist and author of Happiness (Rider, �5.99). “Sit quietly for a few minutes, then bring to mind something simple that gives you pleasure, whether it’s the sunshine on your face or the sight of your kids tucked up in bed.”Have some child’s play Get in touch with your carefree side by enjoying some childish games. Take your kids or some friends to the park for a game of frisbee or football.

Fake it “Your body language can quickly change the way you feel,” says life coach Fiona Harrold. Imagine you’re in a fantastic mood and you’ll automatically hold yourself with a straight back, relaxed shoulders - and a smile!Pop a pill When you’re down, try a natural supplement that helps your body build new cells can reduce the release of stress hormones.

Keep up appearances According to a study hospital patients who keep themselves well-groomed reported feeling more positive - so treat yourself to a haircut etc.Eat a plum… or a banana, some pineapple or chicken or turkey - these foods are all rich in tryptophan, a chemical that your brain uses to make the feelgood hormone serotonin.

Phone a friend A chat with a sympathetic mate will take your mind off your problems and put things into perspective.

Try a challenge Whether it’s a new sport or an exercise class you’ve never tried or a different recipe, new challenges boost your confidence and your mood.19Pat yourself on the back Write a list of all your achievements, from passing your driving test to bringing up your kids - and congratulate yourself.

Take happy Herbs “Rhodiola and St John’s wort are excellent for improving your mood,” says Margo Marrone. Try The Organic Pharmacy Rhodiola and St John’s Wort Tincture (�10.99/50ml, from www.theorganicpharmacy.com).

Tidy up Yes, really - there’s nothing like a practical task to get you out of that melancholic mindset. Clean the oven or polish all your shoes - it will take your mind off things and give you a sense of satisfaction.

Talk yourself up “Using the right words helps you feel instantly sparkier,” says Astrid Longhurst, author of Body Confidence (Michael Joseph, �12.99). When someone asks how you are, don’t say “fine” or “ok”, use words like ‘fantastic’ or ‘brilliant’.

Go dancing Whether you try ballroom dancing lessons or hit a club with your friends, boogying will raise your spirits.24Get flower power “The flower remedy celandine is great if you’re having a day of looking negatively at the world,” says Nikki Bradford, author of Heal Yourself with Flowers and Other Essences.

Go nutty Nuts are rich in magnesium, which helps keep you serene. So replace your usual choccie bars and crisps with a handful of Brazils, almonds or walnuts.

Buy yourself a pressie A small, meaningful gift will give your subconscious the message that you’re worth it without putting you into debt. Try a new CD, DVD or even fresh flowers.

Make a plan Having something to look forward to can get you through the worst day. Spend your lunch hour surfing the net for a holiday or even just a great night out with your mates.

Say ‘ohm’ Take a tip from Yoga enthusiasts and spend five minutes sitting quietly and humming “ohm’. You might feel a bit silly, but studies show it can warm the skin and relax your muscles, helping you feel chilled out and cheerful.

Have a night in Hire your favourite comedy movie and stockpile pizza and popcorn - with or without friends.

Be still Spending time in a quiet, reflective place can transform your mood - take a gentle walk in the park or browse your local bookshop.

Enjoy Vanilla This scent can help you feel happier and calmer, according to a study from the University of Tubingen in Germany. Sniff a hankie with a drop of Vanilla essence or oil.

Team work “Team sports are fun and will instantly lift your mood - plus they give you the motivation to stick at getting fit,” says mind body therapist Gloria Thomas.

Work on your hands Blitz stress and brighten your mood with a spot of hand Reflexology. Work on the points on your palms at the base of each thumb. They correspond to your Adrenal Glands, which become overworked when you’re wound-up. Support one hand in the other and use the pad of your thumb to firmly massage the point.

Have a laugh Read or watch something that makes you laugh - or try giving a funny friend a call.Get your oats Oats soothe the central nervous system, so there’s nothing more comforting than a bowl of porridge on one of those grumpy mornings.

Have a sniff Bergamot Essential Oil (from pharmacies or health stores) is great for giving you a zap of happiness. Sprinkle a few drops on to a tissue and sniff for a lift.

Eat carbs You need these to produce the good-mood chemical serotonin, according to a study at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the US. So if you’re feeling low, forget Atkins and tuck into a big bowl of pasta.

Get creative Invest in some paints and mess about with them for half an hour. Don’t worry about producing a masterpiece, just have fun.

Sing in the shower It doesn’t matter if you’re tone deaf - research from the Institute of Music, Health and Education in the US has found just five minutes of singing or humming can put you in a sunnier mood.

Have an early night Enjoy a long bath, then get into a bed made with clean Sheets - pure luxury.Have a swim It can make you feel more energetic, happier and less tense, says a study from the University of London - so get your cossie on and hit the local pool.

Overhaul your image A new suit or outfit can boost your mood no end. So take a trusted friend and go shopping - even a new belt or tie can be enough. Check out charity shops if you’re on a tight budget.

Help someone Studies show helping people boosts self esteem and gets you to think about someone else for a while.

Visualise happiness It may sound flaky but try this… “Sit quietly for 10 minutes and close your eyes,” says Tibetan medical practitioner Christopher Hansard. “Imagine a stream of light flowing fast into your body and, as it touches you, imagine a sense of a sense of happiness. Keep the image of this light with you throughout the day.”

Talk yourself into a good mood Affirmations help you think more positively. Try repeating 10 times the phrase “I am comfortably happy and confident and my day is going well”. If you feel silly saying it out loud, write it down and look at it every hour.

Play with a pet Studies have found that when pets are taken into nursing homes, patients report feeling happier.Do something social Mixing with others is one of the best ways to improve your mood and keep you feeling sparky. From window shopping to eating out - doing something with friends makes you more cheerful.

Go to bed… Orgasms stimulate a big rush of mood-boosting chemicals called endorphins, so have one tonight!

Write it down Scribble out honestly whatever’s getting to you, whether it’s the kids playing up or the row you’ve just had with your mum, and keep writing till it’s all off your chest. You’ll feel better instantly.

Go green Spend an hour in a green space, even if it’s just your garden or local park, and appreciate nature - it’ll work wonders for your spirits.

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For Guaranteed, Effective, 100% Natural Herbal Remedies , please visit Native Remedies

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NaturalEco Organics is where we recommend you go for Organic, natural, chemical-free products and quality remedies for a safe, healthy journey for Mom and Baby, from Pregnancy to baby’s Nursery!

Mountain Rose Herbs is where NHH recommends you purchase all of your Bulk Herbs, Spices, Teas and single oils!

Are you looking for quality Vitamins, diet aids and health Supplements? Visit the Health Supplement Shop - highly recommended by NHH!


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