Restful Sleep Review
Restful Sleep is a dietary supplement formulated to support a restful sleep and to promote normal sleep patterns. The formula is offered by Amen Clinics, an institution specialized in treating a large variety of diseases including brain and memory related and behavioral disorders such as ADHD, ADD, anxiety and depression, memory issues, brain injury and autism. The person behind this product is Dr. Amen, a reputable physician and psychiatrist and founder of the Amen Clinics.
Restful Sleep is a blend of herbal extracts and vitamins combined in a formula which promotes a relaxed state of mind for a deep, restful sleep. According to the manufacturer, the uniqueness of this supplement resides in its ability to provide both immediate-release and time-release doses of melatonin, thus ensuring an all-night restful sleep.
Restful Sleep Ingredients
Restful Sleep contains the following ingredients: Melatonin (immediate-release), Melatonin (controlled-release), GABA (Pharma GABA™), Valerian (Valeriana Officinalis, 0.8% Valerenic acid), Magnesium (glycinate), Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine HCL), gelatin capsules (gelatin, water and glycerin), Magnesium stearate, Silicon dioxide, and Magnesium silicate.
Restful Sleep is an herbal and vitamin based formula combined with naturally occurring substances.
Melatonin is one of the product’s main active ingredients. It is a hormone secreted in the brain with an essential function in regulating other hormones and day-night cycle. It is believed to have strong antioxidant effects and to help with sleeping problems such as insomnia. However the results of clinical trials are yet inconclusive. Side effects commonly reported include morning grogginess, vivid dreams and lowered body temperature.
GABA is an essential neurotransmitter and plays an important role in the central nervous system proper functioning. The main function of GABA is that of regulating neuronal excitability – it inhibits nerve transmission in the brain promoting a relaxing state and reducing anxiety. Clinical test results are contradictory as some of them report that GABA taken as a supplement does not reach the brain and is no more effective than a placebo.
Restful Sleep is recommended in doses of 4 capsules daily taken 30-60 minutes before bedtime. The selling company does not provide any test results to support the ailment claims for their product. Consumer testimonials are not available online therefore a clear assessment of the formula’s actual effectiveness cannot be made.
- Reputable developer of the formula
- Discounts offered for monthly auto shipping
- 100% money-back guarantee (the period of time is not specified)
- No evidence or results of clinical trials on the whole formula
- Relatively high price for a month’s supply (approximately $80)
- No reviews available directly from consumers to support the formula’s effectiveness
Restful Sleep is advertised as a unique formulation which promotes an all-night restful sleep and normal sleep patterns for its adult consumers.
The formula acts mainly by increasing the levels of melatonin, a hormone known to be essential for healthy sleeping habits and normal sleep-awake cycles.
The developer of the formula recommends their product as a dietary supplement or as directed by a healthcare professional. No precautions or warnings are issued regarding side-effects, misuse or interactions with other medication, although individual ingredients may actually interfere with normal body functions and produce side effects.
There is no reference to clinical testing results of the whole formula. More so, clinical tests involving the active ingredients have sometimes proven inconclusive or contradictory as regards to their benefits in helping with sleeping and/or anxiety disorders. In the absence of consumer reviews, we recommend you ask for a physician’s opinion prior to deciding to use the product.
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