Alteril Review

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Most people in the world have dealt at least once in their lifetime with insomnia. This sleeping disorder can be caused by a wide variety of factors and it can present itself as a mild, an acute or a chronic disorder, depending on the period of time in which a person is affected by it. This article is an extensive Alteril review. Those of you who are not yet familiar with Alteril should know that this is one of the most popular sleeping aids on the market. Although it is not actually a sedative, it claims to have all the benefits of a sedative and none of the disadvantages. Moreover, this product claims to be 100% natural. Since insomnia is such a serious concern for our busy society, we thought it would be wise to take a closer look at the alteril natural sleep supplements and see whether or not it can deliver what it promises and if it is suitable for any person suffering from insomnia.

What is Alteril

Alteril is a sleeping aid. The main product consists in some capsules which contain a wide variety of natural ingredients that can be used in order to treat insomnia by regulating the circadian sleep cycle. Alteril is available in the capsule version but it can also be purchased in a package which contains the capsules as well as a sleep inducing herbal tea and a relaxation CD containing binaural beats which stimulate the brain’s alpha waves. According to more than one Alteril review, the product has proved to be most efficient when used in combination with the herbal tea and the relaxation CD because in this formula, it combines the most efficient sleep inducing remedies.

What does Alteril contain?

The Alteril tablets contains four main ingredients

    • L-Tryptophan

      This is an amino acid essential for the body’s production of serotonin and melatonin, two neurotransmitters which regulate sleep. Serotonin is the neurotransmitter which notifies the brain that the body needs sleep and Melatonin is used in order to regulate the body’s circadian cycle.

    • Melatonin

      This hormone is produced by the pineal gland in special conditions which are usually induced by darkness. This hormone doesn’t just tell the body when it is time to sleep but also when it is time to wake up. It is essential that this hormone be produced in normal amounts given the fact that it is practically in charge of the whole circadian sleep cycle.

    • Valerian

      This is a natural sedative with world renowned sleep inducing properties. Valerian is also very efficient in treating anxiety and depression. It has been used for centuries and it is completely safe as it does not create addiction and it doesn’t cause any groggy side effects.

    • L-Theanine

      This is a relaxation hormone. It reduces stress and anxiety by increasing the brain’s alpha waves, thus inducing the body in a relaxed state.

The Serene relaxation tea

This tea is an all natural blend which contains a wide variety of sleep inducing herbs such as Lavender, Chamomile, Lemon Verbena, Linden and Spearmint.

The Relaxation CD

The CD that the Alteril package comes with, features binaural beats. These beats contain two main frequencies which work together and trick the brain into hearing a third frequency. The brain’s struggle for distinguishing between the various frequencies increases the alpha waves and induces a state of deep relaxation.

Can Alteril cure all types of insomnia

The alteril natural sleep supplements consist in a sleep aid which addresses people suffering from mild insomnia and temporary sleeplessness. Mild insomnia is a disorder which usually lasts less than a week or a few weeks tops. It is important to distinguish between mild insomnia and acute or chronic insomnia. In some cases, chronic insomnia can be life threatening, especially if it is treated wrongfully. As such, if you plan on using Alteril as a sleep aid, you must first consider the gravity of your sleeping disorder but also its cause. Keep in mind that insomnia appears as a result of a psychological factor, a medical problem, a behavioral problem or an exterior factor. The foremost concern of a person suffering from insomnia would be to treat the cause of the sleeping disorder if possible and use a sleeping aid only as a supplement while treating the main cause of insomnia or only if the main cause cannot be treated and the situation calls for a sleeping aid which can relieve the initial cause.

Which insomnia causes can be treated with Alteril

Insomnia is a sleeping disorder which can be caused by over 80 different causes, a fact which spurred the belief that there can be over 80 different treatments for insomnia. The number of treatments that can be used for insomnia is still debatable, yet one thing is for sure: insomnia remedies should only be temporary relievers whereas the main concern of any person suffering from insomnia should be dealing with the factors which caused the insomnia in the first place. These factors can be classified as follows:

  • Psychological factors

    Insomnia can be triggered by a series of psychological factors which can include but are not limited to stress, anxiety and depressions. Alteril is not recommended as a treatment for either stress, anxiety or depression. Nevertheless, it can help a person get some quality night’s sleep while dealing with any of these psychological issues.

  • Medical problems

    There are numerous medical issues which can cause insomnia. In most cases the insomnia is caused not by the medical problem itself, but by its symptoms which generally consist in disturbing pains. In these situations, Alteril should only be considered after previously consulting a doctor. Things are even more tricky if the insomnia is caused by a respiratory problem, such as sleep apnea. In such a situations, sedatives should never be used. Even if Alteril is not a sedative, it acts like one. In the case of sleep apnea, briefly waking up several times per night is a healthy bodily response aimed at raising the oxygen levels and this response should not be inhibited by a sleep aid. Medication can also cause insomnia. If this is the case, it is essential to consult a doctor before using Alteril in order to make sure that it will not interfere with the medication in any way.

  • Bad habits

    Smoking, drinking too much coffee and eating a lot at night are just a few of the many bad habits which can cause insomnia. A lot of people use alcohol as a sedative yet that can also lead to insomnia. While alcohol has a sedative effect at first helping people fall asleep faster, a couple of hours after people fall asleep, alcohol starts having an energizing effect causing frequent wake ups. Eliminating these bad habits or at least toning them down is essential in order to cure insomnia. Alteril can also be used as an additional treatment in order induce sleep during the period of time while the patient is struggling to give up  the bad habits.

  • Environmental factors

    If you are having trouble adjusting to a new sleeping space or a new home, Alteril can prove to be very helpful as an insomnia treatment. Furthermore, according to more than one Alteril review, this sleeping aid is very useful for people who travel a lot between different time zones or for people who work in shifts.

Does Alteril work for everybody

Since every person is different, it is safe to assume that Alteril will not have the same effect on everybody. We researched countless Alteril review websites in order to see whether or not it has any side effects and if its efficiency is real or not. We found out that most people were quite satisfied with the product. Some reported using it as a full time treatment, while others use it occasionally when traveling or when dealing with temporary insomnia on account of stress. So far, there have been no mentions of any side effects. On the contrary, people who tried both sedatives and Alteril reported that Alteril did not make them wake up with that dizzy, hangover feeling that is often the result of the use of sedatives.