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White Noise Knocks Out Insomnia

Aug 18, 2007
One of the best natural cures for insomnia caused by noise is actually more noise. That might seem hard to believe, but it's important to understand that the noise that you might need to sleep is specially prepared just for that purpose. White Noise.

Trying to fall asleep when the neighbors dog is barking or the wind is whipping outside can be next to impossible. No matterf how hard you try, you just cannot get around the noise and get some sleep. A few minutes turns into an hour and it's not just insomnia bothering you but you're getting angry realizing that the loss of sleep will have a negative affect on how you feel the next day.

For someone who has trouble sleeping, a sound machine can be the ideal solution. It's natural and it has no side-effects at all. The person using it will become accustomed to the sounds and they will eventually act as a trigger to help them fall asleep. Myself, I love my fan.

Studies have shown that certain sounds enhance the desire to sleep in people. The sounds might differ from person to person but in general they fall into several different categories. These sounds are then transferred onto a recording device and a consumer who is suffering from insomnia can purchase it. They are often referred to as sound machines or even noise machines.

The theory is that if a person hears certain sounds that are relaxing to the body, it will help them drift off to sleep. Common sounds that are available are sounds of nature which many include birds chirping or water running. Another category of sounds that helps many people beat their insomnia are certain types of music. The music is designed to be relaxing and it's often repetitive, so the sleeper falls into a deep state of relaxation which ultimately leads to sleep.

If the investment in a complete sound machine isn't within your budget, you can still reap the benefits of the sounds of sleep without having to pay as much. Many companies have developed CDs that you can purchase that help treat insomnia through music or recorded sounds. These offer many of the same sounds as a sound or noise machine and with these type of CDs you can use a standard CD player.

Aquiring a sound machine isn't a difficult process. If you are comfortable shopping over the internet, you need just type in the words "sound machine for insomnia" in a search engine and you will find yourself perusing a wide and varied selection. There are also many retail outlets that now offer the machines.

This is also another way of experimenting with sounds and it also offers the convenience of being able to take your sleeping aid with you if you travel. Insomnia can occur whether you are at home, away on a business trip or enjoying a vacation. Always having the sounds that you sleep by with you will enable you to fight that insomnia night after night.
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Warren used to suffer from insomnia.
He sleeps like a stone now: Curing Insomnia
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