“I wish there was something I could do to help me sleep!” Many of us utter these words when we’re tired and groggy at the end of a long day and yet we still can’t sleep. It can be so frustrating when you are tired but aren’t able to do the one thing that will make you feel better.
Current recommendations for sleep are 8-10 hours per night for teens and at least 7 hours of sleep per night for adults. If you find you aren’t getting this much sleep, there are things you can try that can help.
For many people, melatonin can help support sleep.* However, others may not want to take melatonin. You may be wondering if there are options without melatonin– the good news is yes! There are several ways to support sleep, including good sleep hygiene habits and melatonin-free sleep supplements you can try.
It’s helpful to start with the basics. Here are several tried-and-true suggestions for simple changes you can make to help improve your sleep. Improving sleep may not happen overnight, but taking these steps may help the quality of your sleep over time. These tips are all part of having good “sleep hygiene.”
Sleep hygiene refers to healthy sleep habits that can help improve sleep. The term “hygiene” is often used for other habits to take care of yourself, such as brushing your teeth (oral hygiene) or cleaning and taking care of your hair and skin (personal hygiene). You may not think about sleep habits or routine as something you need to cultivate – until you aren’t sleeping well and feeling the effects of poor sleep hygiene. Try these tips for good sleep hygiene to help support your sleep needs:
Yes! There is a vitafusion™ melatonin-free sleep supplement available:
New vitafusion™ Melatonin-Free Sleep: with a delicious natural tart cherry peach flavor, Melatonin-Free Sleep includes passionflower, chamomile flower, and lemon balm leaf, with 200mg of Lutemax 2020 per serving. Take vitafusion™ Melatonin-Free Sleep every day to help support sleep quality.*
Lutemax 2020 is a unique ingredient made from marigold extract and contains lutein and zeaxanthin. These are two important phytonutrients found in plants that can support sleep quality.*
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