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Help with sleeping?

Innatewellbeing

Registered User
Feb 8, 2015
1
Hi Everyone,

My Mum has Alzheimer's and is now finding it more difficult to sleep properly.
I have tried medication from the GP but the side effects are horrific.

I am now trying melatonin and am waiting for something else natural to try.

Has anyone found anything else natural that has helped who they are caring for?

Thank you.

Tony x
 

Lilac Blossom

Registered User
Oct 6, 2014
564
Scotland
Hi Tony - warm welcome to TP

I look after hubby who has Vascular dementia. He has not needed medication to help him sleep so I have no experience of the side effects your mum has had. Hubby sleeps a lot, sometimes while eating his dinner! but not necessarily all night of course (I wish) - he can be rather noisy/agitated which is not so good.

There will be others who will give helpful replies based on experience so I hope you will find something that works out well, Tonyxx
 

Amber 3

Registered User
Feb 4, 2015
38
South Devon
Hi Everyone,

My Mum has Alzheimer's and is now finding it more difficult to sleep properly.
I have tried medication from the GP but the side effects are horrific.

I am now trying melatonin and am waiting for something else natural to try.

Has anyone found anything else natural that has helped who they are caring for?

Thank you.

Tony x
I was going to ask the same question, and wondered if anyone had tried over the counter remedies such as Kalms or Nytol ?
 

Owly

Registered User
Jun 6, 2011
538
How about Chamomile or SleepEasy tea (avaiable as teabags in supermarkets). SleepEazy tea contains Valerian which can also be bought as capsules. They all have a slightly sedative effect.