Poor sleep is one of the most common concerns raised with primary health providers by their patients. In fact, many sufferers have already tried complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies with variable results. This webinar outlined a therapy to support improved sleep, focusing on the etiology of occasional sleeplessness.*
You will learn more about sleeplessness as well as a strategy to help determine why your patients may be experiencing occasional sleep challenges in primary care. Practitioners will leave the webinar with an overall holistic treatment plan, including sleep hygiene, cognitive behavioral therapy, exercise, and supplements to support healthy, restful sleep.*
Special attention will be paid to top herbal helpers for occasional sleeplessness, including Valerian and Ashwagandha.* We will also briefly discuss the use of herbal nervines, including Hops, Passionflower, Oats, and Lemon Balm.
Don't Count Sheep, Get To Sleep: Helpful Herbs for Sleep Support*
View webinar recording. Recorded on May 25, 2021. Presented by Dr. Mary Hardy, MD
Herb Research Reviews: Ashwagandha, Kava, Valerian
These papers provide a summary of relevant clinical research, clinical application, and dosing and safety considerations for the following herbs: Ashwagandha,Kava, and Valerian.
A Research Review of Ashwagandha by Dr. Beverly Yates, ND
A Research Review of Kava by Dr. Beverly Yates, ND