Next Slideshow Title
IMAGES PROVIDED BY:
Alternative Medicine Review: “5-Hydroxytryptophan: A Clinically-Effective Serotonin Precursor.”
American Family Physician: “Valerian.”
Biochemistry Research International: “Modulatory Effects of Eschsholzia californica Alkanoids on Recombinant GABA-A Receptors.”
Chronobiology International: “An Olfactory Stimulus Modifies Nighttime Sleep in Young Men and Women.”
Current Psychiatry Reports: “Cannabis, Cannabinoids, and Sleep: A Review of the Literature.”
European Journal of Nutrition: “Effect of Tart Cherry Juice (Prunus cerasus) on Melatonin Levels and Enhanced Sleep Quality.”
Frontiers in Neurology: “Neuro-Modulating Effects of Honokiol: A Review.”
Human Psychopharmacology: “Stress-Induced Insomnia Treated with Kava and Valerian: Singly and in Combination.”
International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding: “The Magic of Magnesium.”
Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Melatonin for Sleep: Does it Work?” “Natural Sleep Aids: Home Remedies to Help You Sleep.”
Journal of Medicinal Food: “Effects of Tart Cherry Juice Beverage on the Sleep of Older Adults with Insomnia: A Pilot Study.
Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: “The Effect of Magnesium Supplementation on Primary Insomnia in the Elderly: A Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial.”
Mayo Clinic: “Melatonin.”
Molecular Medicine Reports: “Chamomile: A Herbal Medicine With a Bright Future.”
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health: “Chamomile,” “Melatonin: In Depth,” “Sleep Disorders: In Depth,” “Passionflower,” “St. John’s Wort.”
National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements: “Magnesium.”
National Sleep Foundation: “Debunking Sleep Myths: Are Natural Sleep Aids Safe?”
“Power (Down) Vitamins: Promote Better Sleep with Magnesium.”
Neuropsychopharmacology: “The Sleep-Promoting and Hypothermic Effects of Glycine are Mediated by NMDA Receptors in the Suprachiasmatic Nucleus.”
Phytotherapy Research: “A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Investigation of the Effects of Passiflora Incarnata (Passionflower) Herbal Tea on Subjective Sleep Quality.”
Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences: “Oral Administration of Glycine Increases Extracellular Serotonin but Not Dopamine in the Prefrontal Cortex of Rats.”
Sleep: “Magnesium Therapy for Periodic Leg Movements-Related Insomnia and Restless Legs Syndrome: An Open-Pilot Study.”
University of California Berkeley Wellness: “Can Supplements Help You Sleep?”
World Health Organization: “Kava: A Review of Traditional and Recreational Beverage Consumption.”
Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson, MD on May 02, 2019
This tool does not provide medical advice. See additional information.
THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for general informational purposes only and does not address individual circumstances. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment and should not be relied on to make decisions about your health. Never ignore professional medical advice in seeking treatment because of something you have read on the WebMD Site. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911.
View our slideshows to learn more about your health.