What Helps Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea is a potentially serious disorder characterized by repeatedly interrupted breathing during sleep.


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Natural Remedies That May Help Sleep Apnea

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Valerian Root

Valerian is a tall, flowering grassland plant, Valeriana officinalis, native to Europe and Asia. Its roots and rhizomes have been used since the ancient Greeks and Romans to treat anxiety and insomnia. By increasing gamma-Aminobutyric acid levels, also known as GABA, Valerian has a calming effect and is used in the treatment of insomnia, anxiety, depression, headaches and menstrual symptoms.


Effectiveness
42%


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Chamomile

Chamomile is an herb composed of dried, daisy-like flowers of the Asteraceae family.  Used by the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans as a medicinal herb, it is known for its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and mild astringent properties. Largely consumed as a tea, Chamomile is used to treat sleeplessness, anxiety, and gastro-intestinal conditions, as well as, topically to reduce inflammation. 


Effectiveness
50%


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Yohimbine


Effectiveness
50%


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Passionflower

Passionflower, Passiflora incarnata, is a climbing, flowering vine native to the Southeastern United States, South and Central America. 16th century Spanish explorers introduced the plant to Europe, where it became widely used in traditional folk medicine for the treatment of anxiety, insomnia, seizures and hysteria. Studies have shown Passionflower increases gamma-Aminobutyric acid, also known as GABA, which lowers brain cell activity, increasing relaxation.


Effectiveness
25%


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