During stressful times…

  • Difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep or waking up can be a sign of nutrient deficiencies
  • Your “fight or flight” response is heightened so your adrenal glands are in “overdrive”
  • When you don’t sleep deeply, you can feel CHRONIC FATIGUE, IRRITABILITY & BRAIN FOG 

Here are recommendations for supplements that may help you sleep better

Magnesium
Regulates sleep & endocrine/hormonal systems
May reduce muscle twitches
In addition to taking supplement, soak in hot bath with Epsom salts or magnesium flakes

GABA
Gamma-aminobutyric acid is a naturally occurring chemical compound produced in the brain that inhibits the excitability of neurons (brain cells)

Lemon balm
Traditionally, used in European and Iranian traditional medicine
May reduce stress, improve mood & have an anxiety reducing effect

Melatonin
Chemical naturally produced by pineal gland of the brain
Released in large amounts in response to darkness to control circadian rhythm

Passionflower
Herbal remedy used as sedative and sleep aid

Skullcap
Traditionally used as a nerve tonic and sedative

Valerian
Herb has been found to improve sleep disturbances
Take supplement and drink herbal tea

Vitamin D
Low levels of vitamin D shown to be associated with poor sleep