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Kalms Sleep. ============== I am hereby stating that I have used information for my review from http://www.kalmssleep.com/ , but I have put this information into my review in my own words.
*****An extremely Important Disclaimer******* On writing this review, I feel it is important to say that:- You should never stop taking any medication that has been prescribed by you G.P. to start taking this herbal tablet If you feel you suffer from Insomnia or Sleep Apnoea, you should always seek medical advice from your G.P about this matter. NEVER TAKE THIS MEDICATION WITHOUT CONSULTING A DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST FIRST. I am not in anyway saying that this product will work for everybody I am just stating how it has helped me.
Kalms Sleep./What are they? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Kalms Sleep is a herbal tablet available without prescription that can help to have a natural and restful nights sleep. A company called Lanes, who have spent many years studying the properties of individual nutrients and herbs, produces them. By doing this they have been able to create a range of natural, herbal remedies available without prescription that are not addictive and do not have major side-effects when you are taking them ****Still pay attention to the warnings****
Why we need sleep ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Sleep is something the body needs to recharge our body batteries, it think is the easiest way to put it. It gives out body muscles a chance to relax and loosen down and as our body rests, it is able to build up additional resources ready to have a back up supply from our food intake to run our body for the next day.
How Sleeplessness Can Affect People ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Sleeplessness is also commonly known as insomnia and can have different ways of showing out in different people. You may have difficultly in falling asleep at night for no apparent reason. You may only have a light or very restless sleep and find yourself waking several times in the night. Awaking in the middle of the night, early in the morning, and unable to get back to sleep and yet still feeling extremely tired.
If the sleeplessness lasts for only a few nights it is advised that there could be a problem or there could be a stress related matter, however this is not a fact but you would be advised to seek professional medical advice. This type of insomnia is often caused by external factors such as a stressful lifestyle or noise. On these occasions a herbal sedative, may help to restore the body's natural sleeping patterns. Please note that they MAY help you but are not guaranteed as they do not work for everyone, and you should always seek medical advice before taking this in case you are not suitable or have allergies. Long-term insomnia that occurs every night and lasts a month or more is described as chronic. The causes of this can be more complicated and it is advisable to see your G.P. for diagnosis and treatment. DO NOT just assume that taking
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this medicine will help they could just help to mask the problem even more. What Can Cause Sleeplessness / Insomnia. (This information has been obtained from: - http://www.kalmssleep.com/) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ People are individual and different factors can cause sleeplessness but research studies show that the most common causes of sleeplessness are Feelings of stress, anger and frustration that are not released, causing your body to be unable to relax and allow you to fall into a restful sleep Times of year and temperature changes as well as noise can have a huge impact on the amount of sleep you get. Shift work or a partner's shift pattern can also be a great contributing factor to your sleep pattern and make it disturbed. Some medications and alcohol are renowned for affecting sleep patterns. The most common factors though which cause people lack of sleep are medical conditions and pain from medical conditions.
What Effects Does Lack of Sleep Cause ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Each person can be affected in different ways by lack of sleep but research has shown that the most commons signs of lack of sleep are that it makes you Irritable, nervous, on edge and worried. You have not concentration and cannot cope with the simplest of tasks without becoming extremely stressed, upset and even reduced to tears by you inability to do that task. You feel extremely tired and drowsy all through the day, this can lead to you becoming forgetful, and very accident prone due to you lack of concentration. You can also find that you become very short tempered and extremely impatient with other people and there actions Physically, a lack of sleep can severely cause great problems in your ability to complete everyday tasks: driving while tired is responsible for thousands of accidents every year. Lack of sleep (or fatigue as it is some times referred to), also reduces your immune system and makes your risk of illness, colds, coughs and sores a great deal higher.
Sleeplessness and some helpful hints to reducing it. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ It is very important for you to try to understand and find out what could be causing your sleeplessness, this could help you stop the problem without the use of any form of medication herbal or otherwise. Often insomnia is a symptom of an underlying problem rather than a cause - so dealing with the problem may well help - more than you might think. Talk about your worries or write them down before you go to bed, so that you are less likely to lye awake worrying about them. Try to avoid drinking drinks high in caffeine in the evening, as this is a stimulant as is prone to keeping you awake. Maybe you sleep pattern has been disrupted and you may just need to get your body back into its regular routine again. Make sure you are very comfortable and do not have too many pillows as this can affect the amount of sleep you get and disrupt your regular sleep pattern.
Just because you have not sleep properly for several days in a row does not necessarily mean you have a problem, you could just as easily resolve this matter yourself. Again, if the symptoms persist you should always seek professional medical advice.
How Kalms Sleep *COULD* Help. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Kalms Sleep helps you to try to get a refreshing night's sleep and can help you to restore your normal sleep patterns. It is completely natural, containing a blend of herbs. These herbs have been known to be extra effective in the case of sleep disorders. Kalms Sleep is not known to be addictive and will promote sleep without leaving you feeling drowsy the next day. Kalms Sleep is from the makers of Kalms, the number one selling natural remedy for stress relief.
Directions for Use. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Adults and children over the age of 12 years of age. Take three to four tablets one hour before bedtime. Swallow whole. Do not chew Do not take on an empty stomach NOT recommended for children under 12 years old.
Ingredients. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Each coated tablet contains: Valerian Powdered Extracts 4:1 45mg (equivalent to 180mg Valerian Rot.) Passiflora Powdered Extracts 5.35:1 16.82mg (equivalent to 90mg Passiflora Herb) Wild Lettuce Powdered Extracts 4:1 22.5mg (equivalent to 90mg Wild Lettuce) Vervain Powder 60mg Powdered Hop Strobile 30mg Also contains Sucrose, Acacia, Beeswax, Black Iron Oxide (E172), Calcium Carbonate, Calcium Hydrogen Phosphate Anhydrous, Croscarmellose Sodium, Magnesium Stearate, Purified Talc, Shellac, Stearic Acid, Titanium Dioxide (E171) Packaging. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Kalms sleep is sold in bottled of 50 tablets. The box is deep purple in colour with white writing on the front and a crescent moon and five stars surrounding it. The bottle is glass and therefore suitable for kerbside recycling schemes. The glass container has a white plastic lid and this can be fully recycled via Kerbside collection schemes. The Box is made from cardboard and although your kerbside collection does not include cardboard unless stated you can recycle it at your local amenity site as I do by stacking up you cardboard and taking it down every two weeks to the amenity site. This to me makes this products packing environmentally friendly as it is fully recyclable.
Warnings. ================= Always read the label and insure you are not allergic to any of the ingredients. Consult you doctor before taking Kalms Sleep if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Kalms Sleep may cause you to feel sleepy, do not drive or operate machinery should this effect occur. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if taking any other medication. NOT suitable for children under 12 years of age.
Price. ~~~~~~~~~~ A box of 50 Kalm sleep tablets usually retail for approximately £3.99 and is available from your local pharmacy. Also available from Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury's and Boots.
My opinion on Kalms Sleep. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I am personally a sufferer of Sleep Apnoea and this on top of my clinical ad circumstantial depression causes me a great deal of problems with Sleeplessness. Due to the Sleep Apnoea it makes it very hard for my G.P. to prescribe me Prescription sleeping tablets other than on a one week every three months basis when my stress levels are high. I was in the pharmacy buying some Kalms when I noticed they sold the Kalms Sleep. On my next visit to the G.P. I chatted this over with her and she has told me that again I can take this medication as it is herbal although it may not work but even then I am only able to take it for one month and then stop and return to see her. I went and purchased some and tried them and I have to confess they did absolutely nothing to help me sleep. Now on saying that it does not mean they will not help you, but I still STRONGLY RECOMMEND that YOU SEEK MEDICAL ADVICE as I did before taking them. I may have not been able to get along with them because I am used to being prescribed strong sleeping tablets.
I can only imagine that like any herbal remedy it may only work for some and have no effect on another. I can personally tell you though that from my experiences of lack of sleep that is really does have a huge impact on my life. My depression has become uncontrollable and seems not to be improving, however they may improve when they manage to control my Sleep Apnoea. Just because you snore does not mean you are a sufferer of Sleep Apnoea and it is shown that it is usually the Closest person to you who usually picks up there is some sort of problem rather than you yourself, for example a Husband or Partner.
Sleep Apnoea is a disorder that causes you to stop breathing for ten seconds or longer when you are asleep. Another common symptom for Sleep Apnoea is extremely loud snoring, this is how my husband detected it in me. I snored terrible and stopped breathing in my sleep so much so that he quite frequently shock me to wake me and start me breathing again. It is not possible to suffocate from Sleep Apnoea because your brain goes into autopilot if you like and wakes you forcing you to start breathing again. You may not even be aware that you are awake and go immediately to sleep but thee has been no cases to show that anyone has ever died from Sleep Apnoea's symptom of stopping breathing in there sleep.
*****IMPORTANT. JUST BECAUSE YOU MAY SNORE EXTREMELEY LOUD AND MAY STOP BREATHING FOR A FEW SECONDS ONCE OR TWICE IN YOUR SLEEP DOES NOT MEAN YOU SUFFER FROM SLEEP APNOEA, I AM MERELY INFORMING YOU OF WHAT IT IS AND WHAT PROBLEMS IT CAUSES AS I AM REFERRING TO IT IN MY REVIEW AND I PERSONALLY SUFFER WITH IT.*****
Therefore, in summary in my person opinion due to my personal experiences I have found no help from the Herbal Remedy of Kalms Sleep. I would like to point out as well that Stress is one of the most common reasons for lack of sleep. It forms a vicious circle in my opinion and this is why:- You are stressed over a problem in your life, you then lose sleep due to stress and this in turn causes you to be tired and irritable the next day causing you even more stress, and so on as so forth. If you can break the cycle yourself by controlling the stress (if it a stress that is controllable that is) then you could find yourself sleeping very soundly anyway.
Very good review i was tempted to go for exceptional!
Lemonhead563 01.09.2006 14:40
Martinscholes 29.08.2006 23:14
Great review. I do not suffer from snoring. My wife, however, DOES suffer from my snoring.
You make a good point in your review: "I am not in anyway saying that this product will work for everybody I am just stating how it has helped me" That is really the only basis for a good review on Ciao!