Better Sleep

Picture2Mayo Clinic Wellness Solutions for Insomnia

Get a better night’s sleep with conventional and natural remedies for insomnia:  A good night’s sleep is essential for maintaining peak health, energy and mental agility. Mayo Clinic, one of the top medical centers in the world, and Gaiam, the alternative health and wellness experts, have teamed up to bring you this groundbreaking integrated health action plan designed specifically to help you overcome insomnia. You’ll love the results you’ll get from this easy three-step action plan …

1. Start with understanding your condition. In this opening segment, you’ll meet Mayo Clinic doctors who share the latest medical insights about insomnia, what causes it and strategies for getting a restful sleep by combining conventional and alternative therapies.

2. Eat well to feel better. That’s the message in the second part of our action plan. You’ll meet Donald Hensrud, M.D., Chair, Preventive Medicine, Mayo Clinic. Dr. Hensrud will take you grocery shopping, sharing his insights on how to shop smart and select everyday foods that you and your family can enjoy while at the same time promoting better health. You’ll also meet a Mayo Clinic dietitian who explains practical, easy food choices that promote weight loss and good digestion, which can help significantly in reducing insomnia. We’ll suggest which foods to eat and which ones to avoid.

3. Moderate exercise and stress-relieving techniques bring our action plan into balance. In this segment, you’ll meet Rodney Yee, America’s favorite yoga instructor. Rodney guides you through a series of simple, restorative yoga and stress-relieving meditation routines that are sure to bring new vitality to your life. These movements are designed to help you sleep better by improving blood circulation and reducing tension. This balance enables you to reduce or eliminate insomnia and lead a healthier and happier life.