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Supplements for sleep

Sleep is very important for the physical and mental condition of a human being, that is why in case of any problems associated with it, it is worth reaching for the appropriate dietary supplements. Among the recommended products there are primarily preparations containing GABA and herbal supplements.
    GABA is an amino acid that belongs to the neurotransmitters. It is produced in the brain, due to decarboxylation of glutamic acid, however this process is impossible without vitamin B6. GABA goes to nerve receptors responsible for stress and restlessness, which are common reasons for sleep problems. What is more, this amino acid is used to treat anxiety. In case of insomnia, try, for example, the supplement GABA by Jarrow.
    Among herbs facilitating falling asleep, we should mention valerian, hops and lemon balm. Valerian, or Valeriana officinalis , relieves nervous tension, and thus helps with sleep problems related to stress. It also has other pro health properties, for example, it helps in the treatment of stomach ailments and painful menstruation. Hop cones calm down and help you fall asleep, while lemon balm eliminates nervous tension and reduces anxiety. If you decide to use herbal supplements, you should remember that very often the effects of taking them appear after some time.
    Some supplements for sleep also contain additional ingredients, including l-arginine, glutamine and 5-Hydroxytryptophan, a direct precursor of serotonin, which helps in nervous situations and improves mood. Among others, Sleep Optimizer by Jarrow is such a preparation.
    The modern Knock Out PM preparation has recently been highly recommended. It not only has active ingredients but also substances that stimulate our body to naturally synthesize the necessary substances. In the western forums, it collects a lot of flattering reviews, due to the improvement of sleep comfort, or the freshness in the morning, which is often difficult to get after melatonin.

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