Many people worldwide are dealing with insomnia and according to newest study, more than 1/3 of the world’s population has problems with sleeping. People definitely should pay a close attention to this problem because not enough sleeping can lead to numerous other health conditions.
What causes insomnia?
Insomnia can be cause by different mental and psychiatric conditions which in fact interrupt the biological cycle and cause brain disorders. Most commonly, those people who can’t sleep at night are having brain pressure or brain confusion. Frequent insomnia periods can cause these diseases:
- Neurological Conditions
- Gastrointestinal Problems
- Endocrine Problems (Thyroid Disorders)
- Chronic Pain
- Lower Back Pain
- Nasal / Sinus Allergies
Besides all those biological factors, insomnia can be caused by other conditions as well such as from alcohol use, drugs, heavy medicines, stress, spicy foods, nicotine, caffeine, and over exposure of nervous situations.
Not only biological factors, but also other conditions and factors can cause insomnia. For instance nicotine, caffeine, alcohol, drugs, heavy medicines, heavy meals in the night, spicy food, stress and over exposure of nervous situations are one of the most common reasons why people cannot sleep at night.
It has been discovered that insomnia is strictly associated with mental problems which makes it easy for you to recognize those who suffer of insomnia easily. They are usually very depressed, exhausted and have interrupted circulation and high blood pressure.
Depression and weak mood can occur if you don’t solve the problem with insomnia. Here are the things you will face for sure:
- Poor Memory
- Mood Swings
- Increased accidents
- Increased fatigue during daylight
- Sleeping pills
- Inability to focus or concentrate
- Low motivation or energy
Those dealing with insomnia usually tend to seek medical help and the doctors most commonly prescribe them medicines like benzodiazepines, barbiturates and other drugs that can have hypnotic effect. Unfortunately, all of them affect the nervous system, brain and nerves, cause sedation and force people to sleep. Even though they provide short term effects such as calm and relax for the mind and nerves, they still increase drowsiness and the worst part is that they make addiction. There are a lot of side-effects of these medicines such as stomachache, diarrhea, fatigue, headaches, dizziness, heartburn, dry throat, pain in the arms, feet and legs, problem with moving, loss or increased appetite, problems with concentration, memory loss, etc.
Instead of these harmful medicines, you should definitely try Nutmeg which is a popular spice that is excellent for your entire body. It will improve your blood, immunity, skin and it will reduce the pain in the bones. Moreover, this remedy will help you eliminate the waste and toxins from your body as well. The best part is that it doesn’t have the effects of hypnotization or any other side-effects.
Once grinded, you can prepare homemade tea, all you have to do is to mix ¼ teaspoon of it with warm water and enjoy its benefits.
NOTE: Remember not to consume too much nutmeg because it can have toxic effects on your body and hallucination effects on your mind. A regular consumption or overdosed use can cause an addiction.