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March 09, 2011

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Making a few small changes is an excellent way to treat insomnia. For an inactive person, beginning an exercise routine of 20 - 30 minutes a few times a week can greatly aid in helping you gain the sleep your desperately need. In addition, make sure you are drinking purified water each day of at least eight to 10 glass so that you muscles and body are well hydrated when you go to bed.

Cutting down on alcohol will also help you fall asleep faster and get a more restful night of sleep. Try drinking some calming herbal teas like chamomile and hops about an hour before you are ready to go to sleep as a natural way to treat insomnia. Alcohol, while not stimulating, can effect your body's natural rhythms and therefore, disrupt your sleep.

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