Having a dark room to sleep, especially in the summer months, can be the difference between waking up with the sun or sleeping that extra hour.
Darkness is essential to sleep, once light is removed our body sends a signal to our brain to produce Melatonin, a hormone needed to sleep.
In the evening we need darkness to signal the production of melatonin, and in the morning, when exposed to sunlight, our melatonin levels begin to decrease and cortisol is released to help our body stay alert.
Having a dark room to fall asleep in and wake up in can add hours to your sleep at night. These blinds are the best I have found for making a room completely dark. Check them out!
Many people have a Magnesium deficiency and don’t even know it.
Low Magnesium can cause restless sleep and frequent wakings. Maintaining healthy magnesium levels can lead to deeper sleep by maintaining healthy levels of GABA, a neurotransmitter that promotes sleep.
My suggestion is to take these 30 minutes before bedtime. In some it can stimulate a bowel movement so watch for side effects, including nausea, cramps or diarrhea. Magnesium supplements can interfere with certain medications, including antibiotics, muscle relaxants and blood pressure medications.
If you have a medical condition or take any medication, consult with a doctor before trying this supplement.
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This is essential for any family that likes to travel. It can be difficult to make a hotel room, tent, trailer, or grandma’s house dark enough for our littles one to sleep; this provides a solution for that issue.
Not only does it create a dark environment but if you are room-sharing then it will help prevent your little one from seeing you as soon as they wake up, which will help everyone to sleep a little longer in the morning.
Helpful for protecting those precious little ones in the early months.