Thyroid hormone deficit slows metabolism and other physiological processes in hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism slows metabolism and increases sleep problem risk, producing daytime weariness.
They are rich in four different sleep-regulating compounds: melatonin, tryptophan, potassium, and serotonin.
Chickpeas: They boast vitamin B6, which is needed to make melatonin
They also contain the sleep-inducing hormone melatonin, as well as vitamin B-6, another relaxant.
They contain magnesium and tryptophan. They also have the potential to reduce anxiety and stress.
Ashwagandha increases T4 without affecting T3. Ashwagandha is breastfeeding-safe but not pregnancy-safe. As an adaptogen, Ashwagandha helps the body handle stress and regulate hormones.
Chamomile is a classic insomnia treatment. Apigenin gives chamomile its sleep-inducing qualities. Apigenin activates GABA A receptors, promoting sleep.