Dr Oz: Natural Nightcaps That Work
Do you ever have trouble getting to sleep at night? Dr Oz said this can happen for a variety of reasons, but you may not realize that how you prepare for bedtime could make all the difference. Dr Oz showed how Watermelon Cherry Juice, Omega-3 Supplements, and Kefir Milk can target your particular sleep problems.
Dr Oz: Sleep Aid Hangovers
Have you ever used an over the counter sleep aid to help yourself get to sleep at night? One woman said she has tried them all, but they still make her feel tired. How can you go to sleep and stay asleep?
When you get the right amount and quality of sleep, you wake up feeling refreshed and recharged. But sometimes the side effects from those medications make you wake up feeling unbalanced and off kilter.
Dr Oz enlisted two talented ballerinas to illustrate both of these sleep patterns. Which one seems more familiar to you?
Dr Oz: Watermelon Cherry Drink Recipe
Dr Oz suggested getting natural sugars from watermelon and tart cherry juice. Taking these at the right time will help you fall asleep faster. Try enjoying one cup of watermelon four hours before bedtime. You can mix it up in this drink from Dr Oz.
- 1 1/2 cups Tart Cherry Juice
- 3/4 cup Kiwi
- 3/4 cup Watermelon
- Combine ingredients in a blender.
- Drink about four hours before bed.
Dr Oz: Kefir Milk To Stay Asleep
If you have trouble staying asleep, try drinking Kefir Milk. This fermented milk contains probiotics. Drink about 1/2 cup Kefir Milk one hour before bedtime to sleep more easily through the night.
Dr Oz: Omega-3 Supplement for Longer Sleep
Do you wake up too early in the morning? You can do something about this: take 600 mg DHA Omega-3 Supplement. One study on children found that this helped them sleep a full hour longer, which is great for brain development.