10 Natural Methods that Can Help with Insomnia

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2. Try 5-HTP supplements

Some sleep experts believe that a lack of tryptophan is what causes sleep problems. 5-HTP is made from tryptophan and it helps your body to make serotonin.

This is a vital compound for helping you to sleep. Low levels of tryptophan are very common in people who depressed. If you believe your insomnia is linked to your depression, then you might want to try taking this supplement to improve your body’s production of serotonin.

 

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In one study, subject too just 100mg of 5-HTP and found that they not only fell asleep, but they slept longer and better than they ever had before.

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