Insomnia can be a big problem for a lot of people, and many want to use more natural, sustainable alternatives to pharmaceuticals. I was at the gym the other day, and one of my gym buddies told me that she was so excited to find wild passionflower on her farm. When I asked why, other than I thought it was an interesting looking flower, she said that she made a highly effective tincture from it which helps her sleep, as well as reduce pain and inflammation.
I was excited to find out more. Going online, I found a few articles indicating that passionflower is very effective for sleep, anxiety, pain, and inflammation. While there are studies ongoing, its uses to this end look very promising, as well as possibly helping with seizures and epilepsy.
I told her that I would like to try it for myself, and have some tinctures available in the office for you to purchase, so you can see how well it works for you.
Are you tired of being tired? And wouldn’t a good night’s sleep probably make everything else seem less problematic?
In treating insomnia, I have found that when someone can do what needs to be done to get a good night’s sleep, and maintain this for a while, they were also able to do what needed to be done to beat depression, anxiety, and trauma. It seems like there is some more research to back this up.
In a study published this year (2019) in Sleep Medicine, it was shown that treating insomnia with psychotherapy actually improves depression and heightened anxiety before going to sleep. While this study was done with postmenopausal women, it has been my experience that this has worked for others as well.
It’s amazing how treating one thing can lead to so much health in other areas that weren’t even being targeted in treatment.
If you would like to see how getting a better night’s sleep can help you, schedule a 15...