A 44-year-old female asked:
any supplements/natural ways to help sleep better w/out medication? i have to wear mouth gaurd so i won't clench teeth. i guess i stress when asleep.
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Pulmonary Critical Care 36 years experience
Not many: Melatonin 1 to 5 mg can help sometimes.
5254 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dentistry 32 years experience
Few: Bruxism (grinding) is often, but not always stress induced--could be a reaction to gerd, infection in the mouth/teeth, muscle pain/spasm, etc. Wouldn't recommend supplements without exam. But best way to improve sleep is proper diet, exercise and good sleep hygiene (constant bedtime, time in bed). Avoid caffeine and alcohol prior to bedtime.
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Last updated Apr 10, 2014
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