Natural Sleep Aids Somerville MA

Local resource for natural sleep aids in Somerville. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to natural sleep remedies, organic insomnia medicine, herbal supplements for sleep disorders, and sleep medications, as well as advice and content on finding local drug stores.

Sleep HealthCenters affiliated with Hallmark Health
(781) 306-9760
200 Boston Avenue
Medford, MA
Doctors Refferal
Necessary, in accordance with specific managed car
Ages Seen
16 years and up
Insurance
Insurance: Most plans
Medicare: Yes
Medicaid: Yes

Sleep HealthCenters Affiliated with Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
(781) 306-9760 x121
243 Charles Street
Boston, MA
Ages Seen
<1 month to 18 years old

Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders Childrens Hospital Boston
(781) 216-2570
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA
Ages Seen
Newborn-21 years

Sleep HealthCenter affiliated with Faulkner Hospital
(617) 983-4650
1153 Centre Street
Boston, MA
Doctors Refferal
Necessary, in accordance with specific managed car
Ages Seen
16+
Insurance
Insurance: Most plans
Medicare: Yes
Medicaid: Yes

Boston Sleep Care Center
(781) 647-7246
85 First Avenue
Waltham, MA
Ages Seen
18

Sleep HealthCenters Associated with Brigham and Women's Hospital
(671) 783-1441 x159
1505 Commonwealth Avenue
Brighton, MA
Doctors Refferal
Necessary, in accordance with specific managed car
Ages Seen
16+
Insurance
Insurance: Most plans
Medicare: Yes
Medicaid: Yes

Sleep Disorders Center affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
(781) 306-9760
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA
Ages Seen
16 +

Center for Sleep Medicine Tufts - New England Medical Center
(617) 636-7689
750 Washington Street
Boston, MA
Ages Seen
Infants and Above

Winchester Hospital Sleep Disorder Center
(781) 756-2325
12 Alfred Street
Woburn, MA
Ages Seen
Dec-90

Neurocare Center for Sleep Neurocare Inc.
(617) 796-7766
70 Wells Avenue
Newton, MA
Ages Seen
12-adult

Natural Sleeping Aids for a Great Nights Sleep

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Natural supplements can help reduce anxiety and improve sleep. The following herbs may be helpfwoman sleeping soundlyul in regards to improving your sleep. Many are used by themselves, while several are also found together in many popular sleep aids:

  • Black Cohosh -This Native American herb is said to ease pain, such as that from neuralgia, and improve relaxation.
  • Boneset - This herb is said to calms the nerves. It
  • California Poppy Root - Eases anxiety and nervousness that can cause sleeplessness.
  • Camomile (Chamomile) - This herb promotes well-being, improves digestion, is relaxing and considered generally soothing. A cup of chamomile tea before bedtime is an excellent way to encourage sleep if you have a history of allergies, however, especially to plants such as ragweed, you shouldn't use chamomile.
  • Catnip - Catnip makes cats nuts but for humans it is actually relaxing and great for the digestion. It's often used in insomnia formulas and as a sleep promoting tea
  • Gotu Kola - This Asian herb has a calming effect and also improves the circulation.
  • Hoelen - A Chinese herb known for it's calming, soothing effect.
  • Hops - Hops, as a tea, is relaxing and calming. It's also relieves pain and aids digestion. It's not advised to take this herb, however, if you are depressed, as it is somewhat of a depressant.
  • Jasmine - Best known as aromatic oil, it promotes relaxation. Used as a tea, it's a mild nerve sedative. A few drops of the oil on your pillow can also be very soothing.
  • Jujube (Da T'sao) - The Chinese Jujube date is said to relieve nervous tension and anxiety.
  • Kava Kava - This member of the black pepper family is a very popular sleep aid. Long-term use isn't advised, however, as it can cause liver damage.
  • Lavender - This is another herb known better as aromatic oil for relaxation however, when taken in a tea, it can help to relieve anxiety. A few drops of the oil on your pillow can also be very soothing.
  • Lemon Balm - A tea made from lemon balm is said to improve digestion, promote relaxation and relieve nervous tension.
  • Marshmallow Root - Marshmallow is known as a relaxing herb.
  • Melatonin and its precursors - If behavioral changes do not work, it may be possible to improve sleep by supplementing with natural supplements such as melatonin, or one of melatonin's precursors, L-tryptophan or 5-hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP).
  • Passion Flower - This herb is said to be calming, and also said to reduce muscle spasms that can disrupt sleep.
  • Peppermint - Peppermint when used as a tea is said to ease digestion, relieve gas and helps with insomnia. Don't take peppermint if you are on iron supplements as it tends to interfere with the absorption of iron.
  • Red Clover - Red clover is often used as a tea for inner cleansing, however it is also said to reduce anxiety and ...

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