Insomnia is a sleep disorder that is characterized by difficulty falling and/or staying asleep.
Causes are stress, emotional or physical discomfort, depression or anxiety, environmental factors (extreme hot or cold), and some because of medications.
People go through with insomnia advice to talk to health care providers for further diagnosis and proper medications.
In some special cases, sleep centre are available for special tests which specializes by sleep doctors.
Insomnia endures by millions of people all over the world. When chronic insomnia attack it may linked to heart disease, high blood pressure, and gastrointestinal problems.
However, a study published by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine has confirmed that a high-fiber diet might help a person to eliminate insomnia.
The idea that diet can influence sleep quality is not new, the more sugar and saturated fats a person consumes, the less restorative his sleep is going to be.
Researchers confirmed that foods rich in fiber (listed below) are also rich in melatonin (vitamin B6).
Melatonin is primarily responsible for regulating the sleep-wake cycle and helping a person to fall asleep and enjoy a restful night.
Bran – oats, wheat, corn
Beans – lentils, kidney beans, pinto beans
Berries – blueberries, raspberries, strawberries
Veggies – cabbage, potatoes, broccoli, kale
Fruits – apples, pears, pineapple
Nuts – walnuts, cashews, macadamia nuts
By establishing a connection between the quality of sleep and a person’s high-fiber diet, it will able to treat sleep disorders efficiently and even prevent insomnia.
Nevertheless, a diet alone is not enough, physical exercise is also important to maintain an optimal weight to allow the body rejuvenate and enjoy a restorative sleep.