While you may not realize it, the quantity and quality of your sleep is dependant upon a lot of different factors. Certain habits, sleeping positions and your overall lifestyle all impact how well and how much you sleep each night. Another factor that can impact your sleep is the presence of any undiagnosed and untreated sleep disorders. Sleep apnea and insomnia are two common sleep disorders that can negatively impact your nightly sleep. Constant low quality sleep can definitely take a toll on your body.
Often, patients who are having trouble sleeping over long periods of time will first try the most convenient treatment methods. At-home remedies and alternative treatments, such as natural and herbal fixes, are prized products for those seeking better sleep. One of the newest natural remedies possibly useful in treating sleep issues is tart cherry juice.
Researchers at Northumbria University School of Life Sciences have conducted various studies that involved the consumption of tart cherry juice to determine if it is in fact effective in treating or curing insomnia. When the juice was consumed by the test group; researchers found that sleep efficiency increased and melatonin levels within the body ascended. That said, despite these promising results, tart cherry juice is no fix for serious sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea.
Not a Fix for All Sleep Problems
If you find that after using various remedies, you still suffer from poor sleep, you could be suffering from a sleep disorder, such as sleep apnea. If you have been diagnosed with sleep apnea, treatment is crucial. To learn about sleep apnea treatment and how it can bring quality sleep back into your life, call or email Dr. Dunayer’s office today to schedule an appointment.