Natural Treatments for Sleep Apnea
Hey, guys. Axe, here, of naturalmedicine and founder of DrAxe . In this tutorial, I'm going to go through a sevenstepprocess on how to overcome sleep apnea. If you struggle with sleep apnea, snoring, insomnia,just trouble sleeping at night, these tips are going to help you big time. The number one thing you've got to start doingif you want to overcome sleep apnea is look at your diet. Now, sometimes sleep apnea canbe related to weight gain. It can be related to inflammation in different areas of yourbody. But if you can follow these dietary tips, it's going to help tremendously.
The first thing you want to do is you reallywant to focus on supporting your metabolism. You want to focus on getting three thingsevery single meal: good quality protein, healthy fat, and fiber, those three things. Most peoplewith sleep apnea, most people tend to consume too many carbohydrates and too much sugar,which can actually affect your insulin levels and your metabolism, which causes sleep apnea.So again, healthy protein, such as bone broth protein, organic chicken and turkey, wildcaughtfish, grassfed beef, getting good quality protein is important. Number two, fiber, getting more vegetablesand fruits in your diet and wholesprouted
grains, such as brown rice, that's where youwant to get your fiber. The healthy fats, things like coconut oil, olive oil, organicnuts and seeds, those are some ways to get some good healthy fat in your diet. So again,focus on a healthy diet, a diet that's antiinflammatory and that helps balance out insulin levelsis going to be big when it comes to beating sleep apnea. Number two, there are certain things you wantto avoid. If you have sleep apnea, you want to avoid intake of alcohol, caffeine, smoking,and also you need to be aware of sedatives. If you're taking sedatives on a regular basis,that can really cause sleep apnea. Stay away
from those things. If you're saying to yourself,quot;Well, I'm still going to do caffeine and alcohol,quot; then what I would do is not do coffee.I would just do a little bit of tea, like a green tea during the day. So again, just tone it down some. The otherthing I would do is, if you're drinking alcohol, limit it to one glass. When you start doingmore than one glass, more than one beer, more than one glass of alcohol, that's really goingto affect your sleep cycle. And no more than two days a week. Again, bring the alcoholdown, because that will absolutely cause sleep apnea.
The number three tip is to treat acid reflux.Many people with sleep apnea have heartburn, GERD, or acid reflux, or some type of digestiveissue that's causing their sleep apnea. Now, the way to overcome that is to follow thesedietary tips. You want to eat smaller meals, so you don't want to overeat, and get moreorganic meat, vegetables, and fruits. You've got to be careful overconsuming thegrains, the pastas, the breads, the chips. All of those things will really cause acidreflux and sleep apnea. Also, supplementing with digestive enzymes, probiotics, and applecider vinegar. So probiotics, enzymes, and apple cider vinegar, all of those can helpin the natural treatment of acid reflux and
reduce sleep apnea. The number four thing you want to considerdoing to beat sleep apnea is getting a humidifier in your bedroom. Oftentimes, it's the humidityor being too dry in the bedroom that actually causes sleep apnea. So look into getting ahumidifier and sometimes an air purifier. So a humidifier, an air purifier, those thingscan actually help support your body and you breathing better and overcoming sleep apnea. Number five is your sleeping position. Manypeople with sleep apnea sleep on their back. Some of them sleep on their stomach. You wantto sleep on your side. What you want to do
Home Remedies for Sleeping Disorder II II
Welcome to health care at home One of our viewer has written us that when he tries to sleep he is unable to sleep he twist turn on bed for 12 hours And due to this he's irritated, uneasy and mentally disturb too. See, the basic reason is stress due to which you are unable to sleep even after laying on bed. Means when you are stressed, even after laying on bed , you mind is constantly running in result you are unable to sleep. And small things crack your nap , means laying on bed only you just get up like as fresh at any small noise around you.
For this you have to pay your attention, its often notices that people who sleep under stress They keep on moving their teeth like this, so if you are doing then you are stressed out. Or if your forehead is wrinkled that means you are stressed out. So, first of all come out of stress. And what you have to do is.Just half n hour before you sleep You have to do Anuloma Viloma pranayama for almost 20 min. With this you will be relived from stress, how to do Anuloma Viloma pranayama , let me give you an idea. Close the nostril of right side of nose with your right hand's thumb. And from the other nostril you have to take a deep breath.
And after taking deep breath, you have to hold your nose and close it too till the time you are able to hold and then slowlyslowly breath out from the opposite side instead of fast Then again breath in and close it and hold and then breath out from the opposite side. Take deep breath, fill your lungs and hold it. and then the way you did earlier, slowlyslowly breath out from the other side. This way you have to do Anuloma Viloma pranayama for 20 mins before you go for sleeping. Doing Anuloma viloma pranayama will provide oxygen to your mind. and when your mind will get oxygen then your stress level will be reduced.
You will become sleepy when you have least stress level. Along with this one more Pranayama you have to do , this is equally very good for you to get rid of stress. That is Bhramari Pranayama For Bhramari pranayame you have to close your ears from your thumbs. Close your eyes with these 3 fingers And you have to place your first finger on your forhead This way first you have to take the deep breath fill your lungs with the deep breath. Then close your ears with the thumbs
With this eyes will get close and other finger will be on forehead After filling the deep breath, close your mouth and the way we chant OM, that ways release the breath. You have to do this pranayama slowlyslowly for 21 times before sleeping. Doing this pranayama will also reduce your stress level. And once your stress level is reduced then you will feel sleepy moment you lay down. If, even after that you are not able to sleep then what you have to do is Lay down straight , your stomach should touch the bed and then take fast breath for 11 times. Take 11 breath in this position then turn to left side
and you have to take breath for 22 times at the left side Then you have to lay down straight and turn toward right side and take breath for 44 times This way you will notice that till the time you will turn to right side you will feel sleepy Along with this let me tell you few more remedies Take Nutmeg and grate Â¼ of its portion Mix in the mix consume this before sleeping , with this also you will have sound sleep. Along with this boil 1012 mint leaves in 250 ml of water Once these leaves are boil their color is changed then strain it after that add 2 spoon of honey in it
Sleep disorders Processing the Environment MCAT Khan Academy
Voiceover: I'm sure we'veall had trouble sleeping at one point or another, maybe trouble falling asleep,staying asleep or waking up or maybe you're forcingyourself to sleep less because you have toomuch to do to lie in bed. But sleep deprivationcan be a serious issue. People who don't get enoughsleep are more irritable and perform worse onmemory and detention tasks
than people who do. So all this can be just a minorannoyance in everyday life, imagine the longtermimplications for let's say, airline pilots, firefighters,security officers or the person driving nextto you on the freeway. For example, one studyin Canada showed that the Monday after the Spring time change, so when people lose an hour of sleep,
the number of trafficaccidents increases sharply compared to the Mondayafter the Fall time change when people get an extra hour of sleep, the number of accidents decreases sharply. So that's just one example,but sleep deprivation also makes people more susceptible to obesity. When you're sleep deprived you'rebody produces more cortisol which is a hormone that tellsyour body to make more fat.
You also produce more of thehormone that tells your body you're hungry, so you end upeating more and turning more of what you eat into fat whichcan contribute to weight gain. And finally sleep deprivationcan also increase your risk for depression and one theoryabout this link is that REM sleep helps your brainprocess emotional experiences, which in turn helpsprotect against depression though we're still notentirely sure about this link.
Most people, now most peopleexperience sleep deprivation at some points in their lives, but the good news isthat most people can get back on track by getting afew nights of good sleep, sort of paying back your sleep debt. Your next question might be then, quot;How much sleep is enough sleepéquot; That's kind of a hard question to answer,
but most adults needabout 78 hours of sleep, but the exact number variesby individual and by age. Babies need a lot more sleep,for example, than older adults often sleep less than 10 or 8hours without severe detriments. Again everyone has troublefalling asleep at some point, but people who have persistentproblems in falling or staying asleep have a more seroussleep disorder called insomnia. There are various medicationsthat can help people