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Melatonin for Your Cute Cat

Melatonin for Your Cute Cat

There are several benefits of taking melatonin supplements for humans, though what about feline friends? Some cats might suffer from anxiety, noise sensitivity, or insomnia. The following are notes on how melatonin supplements might be helpful to your furry buddy. First thing first always speak to a vet. Once you notice that your cat has certain anxiety or is up all hours of the night it is time to make an appointment. Make sure to list all the questions for…

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Home Remedies for S.A.D

Home Remedies for S.A.D

We have written past articles on the different treatments for Seasonal Affectiveness Disorder (S.A.D).  You can read past articles here. The following are some home remedies that might help you or a loved one who is suffering from symptoms of S.A.D. Create a sunny environment  Open blinds, cut tree branches if needed, and sit by windows as often as possible. Sunshine might help with mood. Enjoy the outdoors  Even on colder days sunshine and fresh air might help decrease S.A.D symptoms….

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How to Prepare for An Appointment if You Have S.A.D

How to Prepare for An Appointment if You Have S.A.D

In a previous post we wrote about how to know if you might have S.A.D. Read this article here.  If you ever feel that you might have Seasonal Affectiveness Disorder it might be time to set an appointment with either a primary doctor, psychiatrist or psychologist. To prepare for this appointment do the following.    Create a List of  Symptoms – feeling down, lack of energy etc Depression Patterns– What makes it better or worse, when depression starts Any other physical…

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Back To Sleep and Back To School

Back To Sleep and Back To School

In America “Back To School” sales and signs are popping up everywhere! Parents and kids might be starting to realize that “fun in the sun” is ending and soon it will be time to go back to the books. Many kids might avoid the school night bedtime routine since they have been enjoying the freedom of Summer. So how can a parent help their child get back into the school year night and morning routine? Here are a few tips….

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Things That Might Disrupt Sleep and Tips to Solve These Problems

Things That Might Disrupt Sleep and Tips to Solve These Problems

Many people toss and turn and night and long to fall asleep. If you are one of these people who stares at the ceiling wishing for sleep to come, look at the following sleep disruptions and tips to help you understand why you cannot sleep and how to solve the issue.   Snoring– If you or your partner snores it might keep you up. Most snoring has no health consequence. Though it is always good to double check with a…

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Tips to use Melatonin Properly To Ease Jet Lag Symptoms

Tips to use Melatonin Properly To Ease Jet Lag Symptoms

We have previously written about tips to overcome jet lag, and why jet lag happens etc. You can read those previous articles here. Some people might have a few questions about the proper way to take melatonin supplements while on time zone change adventures.  As always it is best to speak to a specialist before trying any supplements. Though here are a few simple tips to remember the proper way to take melatonin while traveling to new time zones. Take supplement…

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How Melatonin can help a few Different Behavioral or Mental Disorders in Children

How Melatonin can help a few Different Behavioral or Mental Disorders in Children

Dr. Craig Canapari wrote a fantastic article on how melatonin can help a few different behavioral or mental disorders in children.  We simply want to discuss and summarize some important points in his article.  Canapari discussed how melatonin can be beneficial for chronic insomnia, autism, ADHD, DSPS, neurodevelopment delay, blindness and eczema. It is incredible how many things melatonin supplements can help. Studies however are still being conducted so always speak with a specialist before trying any supplements. Children with chronic…

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How to Help a Night Owl Get to Bed on Time

How to Help a Night Owl Get to Bed on Time

Sometimes our sleeping habits happen within us. Some kids like to arise with the sun while others just want to dance in the moonlight. So how do you help your child who just can’t sleep at night and then is sleepy at school? Here are some tips to help your little night owl get the Zzzz he or she needs. One helpful tool can be melatonin supplements. Pediatricians advise to only use this supplement  short-term. Use this as a re-setter…

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How To Recover From The Holidays

How To Recover From The Holidays

The holidays are full of excitement, stress, sugar and squished homes. These can all put a damper on sleep schedules. So how can you and your children recover from the holidays and get ready to return to the school and work schedule? The following are some tips on how to “Return to Reality” Decrease The Snacks  During the holiday season a lot of neighbors drop off treats as gifts. This can be a nice gesture but make sure you or…

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The Benefits Of Melatonin For Dogs

The Benefits Of Melatonin For Dogs

You might have heard that supplements of melatonin can help with sleeping for people but there are actually a lot of benefits of melatonin for dogs. Melatonin is a natural hormone in the brain that is  produced to induce sleep. Melatonin can help dogs with the following problems. Insomnia Hair loss Separation Anxiety Phobias Melatonin supplements for dogs is considered “experimental” even though it appears to be safe. For dosage use this guideline. “In general, when given orally, dogs under…

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